The noble French surname Tenon was originally derived from the Greek name "Stephanos," meaning "crown." The Norman French form of this name was a popular
before the advent of surnames, in large part due to the Saint Stephanus.
, where they had many lands and estates.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Guillaume Etienne who arrived in Quebec in 1657; Michel Etienne-Philippe who settled in Illinois in 1681; Giles Etienne who arrived in Louisiana in 1720.