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Patenaude Family History

Patenaude Name Meaning
French: from the Latin phrase pater noster, ‘our father’, an metonymic occupational name for a maker of rosary beads. Compare Paternoster.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

257,089 Historical Documents with Patenaude on Ancestry.com
26,215 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,613 Military Records
1,311 Immigration Records
20,934 Census and Voter Lists
207,016 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Patenaude Families

  • Number of Patenaude families
     40 - 78
     14 - 39
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Patenaude families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Patenaude last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Patenaude census records

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Patenaude Family Origin

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Patenaude Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Patenaude

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Patenaude Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Patenaude census records

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Military Service by Patenaude

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