The French surname Patenostre is of occupational
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 Patenostre was someone who used this device for religious purposes.
Early Origins of the Patenostre family
The surname Patenostre was first found in the region of Champagne
, in the southern department of Haute-Marne.
Early History of the Patenostre family
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Patenostre Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Patenotre, Patnode, Patenode, Patnaude, Paterson, Patenostre and many more.
Early Notables of the Patenostre family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Patenostre family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nicolas Patenaude who arrived in Quebec in 1651; and Dolpis Patenaude who settled in Ontario in 1871.