The surname Lentoine is a patronymic
surname derived from the given name Antoine. Patronyms were the oldest and most common form of hereditary surnames
. The personal name
Antoine is derived from the Latin name Antonius, and was very popular in the Middle Ages thanks to the popularity of St. Antony of Thebes and St. Anthony of Padua. St. Antony of Thebes (251-356) is credited with the founding of monasticism. St. Anthony of Padua lived from 1195 to 1231.
Early Origins of the Lentoine family
The surname Lentoine was first found in Provence, where the family has held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the Lentoine family
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Lentoine Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Antoine, Antoinette, Dantoine, d'Antoine, Antone, Antoin, d'Antoin, Danthoine, Antoine, d'Anthoine, Antoinet, Dantoinet, d'Antoinet, Lantoine, Lanthoine, Anthoine, d'Anthoine, de Thoin, le Thoin, de Toin, le Toin, Antoinet, d'Antoinet, Lantoinet, l'Antoinet, Anthoinet, Lanthoinet, l'Anthoinet, d'Antoinette, Lantoinette, Dantoinette, Antoing, d'Antoing, Dantoing, de Toine, le Toine, de Toine and many more.
Early Notables of the Lentoine family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lentoine family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Antoine, aged 25; settled in Grenada in 1774; Albe Antoine settled in Louisiana in 1721; Jean Antoine, son of François and Françoise Catherine, of St Jean, married Marie-Joseph Nolet in Montré.