Letendre History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The noble surname Letendre is of French descent, and is nickname
in origin as it is derived from a personal or physical characteristic of the original bearer. The name Letendre is derived from the French word "tendre" which means "delicate" or "tender." Thus, the original bearer of the Letendre surname was someone who had suffered from bad health and was not strong.
Early Origins of the Letendre family
The surname Letendre was first found in the southern region of Provence, where the family held many lands and estates throughout the Middle Ages.
Early History of the Letendre family
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Letendre Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Letendre, Le Tendre, LaTendre, Tendre and others.
Early Notables of the Letendre family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Letendre family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pierrre Letendre who arrived in Sorel, Quebec in 1665; Thomas LeTendre who settled in Montreal in 1699; and Conrad Tendre who settled in New York City in 1846..
Contemporary Notables of the name Letendre (post 1700)
- Jean Baptiste Pierre Letendre, French distinguished member of the French Church and an avid botanist
- Pascale Letendre (b. 1980), Canadian curler from Ottawa
- Rita Letendre, Canadian Abstract Expressionist Painter
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