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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Genty

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Gen"ty
Neat; trim.

Etymology: From F. gentil. Cf. Jaunty


From French gentil. Compare jaunty.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Genty

Alexis Genty is a sports team member for the Lycée Français de Shanghai.


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Popularity of Genty as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Genty U.S.
  White 63.52% 64.26%
  African American 23.90% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 11.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Genty

People with the last name Genty are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Genty

  • How Popular is the name Genty? As a last name Genty was the 110,825th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Genty first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Genty is Tuesday, November 19th, 1918.
  • How unique is the name Genty? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Genty. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Genty: Your name in reverse order is Ytneg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eygnt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Genty? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 159 people with the last name Genty.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Genty? Genty is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Genty born Feb 20, 2009

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Scotland approximately on 1400. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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