Kent (surname)


Kent (surname)

Kent is a surname, and may refer to:
* A. Atwater Kent (1873-1949), American engineer and inventor
* Aelfric of Kent, King of Kent
* Æthelburg of Kent (died c. 647), Queen of Northumbria
* St. Æthelberht of Kent (560-616), King of Kent
* Æthelbert II of Kent (died 762), King of Kent
* St. Aethelred of Kent (died c. 699), Kentish prince and martyr
* Alex Kent, American musician
* Alexander Kent, pseudonym of Douglas Reeman and author of naval novels
* Allegra Kent (born 1937), American ballet dancer
* Andy Kent, Australian musician
* Arthur Kent (born 1953), Canadian television journalist
* Baldred of Kent, King of Kent
* Barbara Kent (born 1906), Canadian actress
* Becky Kent, Canadian politician
* Bertha of Kent (539- c. 612), Queen of Kent
* Bobby Kent (1973-1993), American murder victim
* Brad Kent, Canadian guitarist
* Bruce Kent (born 1929), British activist
* Carlton W. Kent, 16th Sergeant Major of the United States Marine Corps
* Charles Kent (1823-1902), British author
* Charles Kent (1852-1923), British-American actor
* Charles Foster Kent (1867-1925), American historian
* Chris Kent
* Clark Kent, Panamanian record producer
* Constance Kent (1844-1944), British murderer
* Corita Kent (1918-1986), American artist and nun
* Cuthred of Kent, King of Kent
* Dean Kent (born 1978), New Zealand swimmer
* Don Kent (1933-1993), American wrestler
* Don Kent, American music producer
* Don Kent, American meteorologist
* Dorothea Kent (1916-1990), American actress
* Doug Kent (born 1967), American bowler
* Eadbald of Kent (died 640), King of Kent
* Eadbert I of Kent (died 748), King of Kent
* Eadric of Kent (died c. 687), King of Kent
* Ealhmund of Kent (745-827), King of Kent
* Eanmund of Kent, King of Kent
* Eardwulf of Kent, King of Kent
* Ecgberht of Kent (died 673), King of Kent
* Edgiva of Kent (died 968), Queen of England
* Edward Kent (1802-1877), Governor of Maine
* Egbert II of Kent, King of Kent
* Enid Kent, American actress
* Eorcenberht of Kent (died 664), King of Kent
* Eormenric of Kent, King of Kent
* Ernie Kent (born 1955), American basketball coach
* Everett Kent (1888-1963), US Congressman from Pennsylvania
* Fred Kent, American urban planner
* Gary Kent, Australian politician
* George E. Kent (1920-1982), American academic
* Harry Kent (1879-1948), English footballer
* Heaberht of Kent, King of Kent
* Heather Paige Kent (born 1969), American actress
* Hlothhere of Kent (died 685), King of Kent
* Jack Kent (1870-1946), British politician
* Jack Kent (1920-1985), American writer
* Jacob Ford Kent (1835-1918), American general
* James Kent (1763-1847), American legal scholar for whose family Kent, New York, is named
* James Tyler Kent (1849-1916), American physician
* Jason Kent (born 1980), Australian rugby player
* Jean Kent (born 1921), British actress
* Jeff Kent (born 1968), LA Dodgers baseball player
* Jim Kent (born 1960), American scientist
* Joan of Kent (1328-1385), Princess of Wales
* John Kent (1805-1872), Canadian politician
* John Kent (1937-2003), New Zealand cartoonist
* John A. Kent (1914-1985), Canadian flying ace
* Jon Kent (born 1979), South African cricketer
* Jonathan Kent (born 1946), English theatre director
* Jordan Kent (born 1984), American football player
* Joseph Kent (1779-1837), Governor, US Senator, and Congressman from Maryland
* Julia Kent, Canadian musician
* Julie Kent (born 1969), American ballerina
* Kelvin Kent, British mountaineer
* Kelvin Kent, pseudonym of Henry Kuttner
* Kenneth Kent (1892-1963), British actor
* Klark Kent, pseudonym of Stewart Copeland
* Martin Kent (born 1953), Australian cricketer
* Mary Kent, English actress
* Maury A. Kent, American football coach
* Michael Kent, American statistician
* Prince Michael of Kent (born 1942), British prince
* Princess Michael of Kent (born 1945), British princess
* Moss Kent (1766-1838), US Congressman from New York
* Muhtar Kent (born 1952), Turkish businessman
* Mul of Kent (died 687), King of Kent
* Necdet Kent (1911-2002), Turkish diplomat
* Nick Kent (born 1951), British musician
* Norm Kent (born 1949), American lawyer and activist
* Octa of Kent (c. 500-543), King of Kent
* Oisc of Kent, King of Kent
* Oswine of Kent, King of Kent
* Parker Kent (born 1907), Canadian journalist
* Paul Kent, American actor
* Paul Kent (born 1972), New Zealand swimmer
* Paula Kent (born 1931), American businesswoman
* Peter Kent (born 1943), Canadian journalist
* Philip A. Kent, American political consultant
* Quark Kent, Iranian musician
* Regina Kent (1969-2000), Hong Kong actress
* Richard Kent, American football coach
* Robert Kent, American football coach
* Robert Craig Kent (1828–1905), American attorney and political figure
* Robert E. Kent, American film producer
* Rockwell Kent (1882-1971), American artist
* Roger Kent (1906-1980), American lawyer
* Roland Grubb Kent (1877-1952), American linguist
* Rolfe Kent (born 1963), British composer
* Ron Kent (born 1931), American woodturner
* Samuel Kent (1683-1759), British politician
* Samuel B. Kent (born 1949), American judge
* Sarah Kent, British journalist
* Saul Kent, American activist
* Sean Kent (born 1974), American comedian
* Sherman Kent (1903-1986), American historian
* Sigered of Kent, King of Kent
* Simon Gipps-Kent (1958-1987), British actor
* Stacey Kent (born 1968), American musician
* Stephen Kent, Australian musician
* Stephen A. Kent, Canadian sociologist
* Stephen B. H. Kent, American chemist
* Steve Kent (born 1978), Canadian politician
* Steven L. Kent, American writer
* Thomas Kent (1865-1916), Irish nationalist
* Thomas Worrall Kent (born 1922), Canadian journalist
* Tom Kent, American radio personality
* Trevor Kent (1940-1989), Australian actor
* Tyler Kent (1911-1988), American diplomat
* Victoria Kent (1898-1987), Spanish politician and lawyer
* Walter Kent, American composer
* Wihtred of Kent (c. 670-725), King of Kent
* William Kent (c.1685-1748), English architect
* William Kent (1864-1928), US Congressman from California
* William Mallory Kent (born 1952), American lawyer
* Willie Kent, (1936-2006), American musician

Fictional characters

* Ariella Kent, comic character
* Clark Kent, the secret identity of Superman
* Jonathan Kent (comics), Superman's foster father
* Martha Kent, Superman's foster mother
* PC Gabriel Kent, fictional character
* "The Kents", fictional characters from "The Kent Family Chronicles"


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