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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


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 were:

Letendre Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Pierre Le Tendre, son of Pierre and Charlotte, married Catherine Lamy, daughter of Isaac and Marie-Madeleine, in Quebec in 1698 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Thomas Le Tendre, son of Nicolas and Madeleine, married Marie Morin, daughter of Jacques and Louise, in Montreal, Quebec on 1st January 1699 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.

Letendre Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Pierre Le Tendre, son of Pierre and Catherine, married Madeleine Guévremomnt, daughter of Jean-Baptiste, in Sorel, Quebec on 22nd January 1725 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Thomas Le Tendre, son of Thomas and Marie-Anne, married Marguerite Lepage, daughter of Jacques and Marie-Jeanne-Françoise, in Montreal, Quebec on 8th October 1732 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Jean-Baptiste Le Tendre, son of Pierre and Catherine, married Marie-Jeanne Hus, daughter of Louis and Marie-Angélique, in Sorel, Quebec on 22nd November 1735 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Augustin Le Tendre, son of Pierre and Madeleine, married Thérèse Fafard, daughter of Joseph and Marie-Josephte, in Sorel, Quebec on 17th October 1757 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  • Antoine Le Tendre, son of Pierre and Madeleine, married Marie-Josephte Hus, daughter of Paul and Marie-Rose, in Sorel, Quebec on 4th January 1760 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
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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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Citations


  1. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.


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