Origins Available: French, Italian
hereditary surnames were adopted in France is extremely interesting. Surnames evolved during the Middle Ages when people began to assume an extra name to avoid confusion and to further identify themselves. Often they adopted names that were derived from nicknames. Nickname surnames were derived from an eke-name, or added name. They usually reflected the physical characteristics or attributes of the first person that used the name. The name Gentiles is a nickname type of surname for a person of good manners and courteous nature derived from the Old French word "gentil."
Early Origins of the Gentiles family
family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Gentiles family
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Gentiles Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gentile, Gentille, Jentile, Jentille, Gentiles, Gentilles, Gentil, Jentiles, Jentilles, Chentile, Chentille, Chentiles, Chentilles, Chantile, Chantille, Chantilly, De Chantilly, Chantiles, Chantilles, Jentile, Jentille and many more.
Early Notables of the Gentiles family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gentiles family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gentiles Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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