Tenon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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 personal name
before the advent of surnames, in large part due to the Saint Stephanus.
Early Origins of the Tenon family
The surname Tenon was first found in the northern region of Lorraine
and in the commune of Equennes in the Somme department, where they had many lands and estates. CITATION[CLOSE]
Dionne, N.-E., Origine Des Familles Canadiennes-Français. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Print.
Early History of the Tenon family
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Tenon Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Etienne, Etiennot, Tenon, Etieve, Estienne and others.
Early Notables of the Tenon family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Tenon family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Tenon Family Crest Products
- ^ Dionne, N.-E., Origine Des Familles Canadiennes-Français. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Print.