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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.

Tenon Early Origins



The surname Tenon was first found in the northern region of Lorraine, where they had many lands and estates.

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Tenon Spelling Variations


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Tenon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Etienne, Etiennot, Tenon, Etieve, Estienne and others.

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Tenon Early History


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Tenon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tenon research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 162 and 1620 are included under the topic Early Tenon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tenon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tenon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tenon 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: 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.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Tenon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tenon 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 19 November 2014 at 15:00.

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