Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. NYOO-jehnt(English)
Other Forms FormsNogent, Nugen
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Meaning & History
An English, Irish (of Norman origin) and French habitational surname derived from any of several places in northern France (such as Nogent-sur-Oise), From Latin novientum and apparently an altered form of a Gaulish name meaning "new settlement".