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
Early History of the Letendre family
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Letendre Spelling Variations
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)
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