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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


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
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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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