origin, deriving from the trade or activity of the initial bearer. In this instance, the name is derived from the word "patena', meaning "sacred disc,) in the form of a small plate that serves to cover the chalice and to receive the Sacred Host. Therefore, the progenitor of the surname Patenaude was someone who used this device for religious purposes.
, in the southern department of Haute-Marne.
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of this family name include: Patenotre, Patnode, Patenode, Patnaude, Paterson, Patenostre and many more.