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The noble surname Tendre 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 Tendre is derived from the French word "tendre" which means "delicate" or "tender." Thus, the original bearer of the Tendre surname was someone who had suffered from bad health and was not strong.

Tendre Early Origins



The surname Tendre was first found in the southern region of Provence, where the family held many lands and estates throughout the Middle Ages.

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Tendre Spelling Variations


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Tendre Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Letendre, Le Tendre, LaTendre, Tendre and others.

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Tendre Early History


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Tendre Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tendre research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tendre History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tendre Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tendre Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Tendre Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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..

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
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    The Tendre Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tendre Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 4 March 2014 at 11:42.

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