Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Gentle f. Latin gentilis 'Gentile, non-Jew; heathen, pagan; of the same clan, tribe, or family' developing into Old French gentil 'high-born, noble'.

Italy
Latin
1521 Gentilis (nom) VitAs2 III
1522x1532 Gentelina (nom) DSF p. 59, 46
Spain
Catalan
1510 Gentil valencia1510 3239
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Gentle". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Gentle.