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Patience Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English, Old French patience (Latin patientia, a derivative of patiens ‘patient’), hence a nickname, given perhaps to a notably long-suffering individual or to someone who had represented this abstract virtue in a morality play. However, this was also a personal name for men and women and the surname may derive from this use.

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

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Patience Family Origin

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Patience Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Fisherman

    13%
  • Grocer

    13%
  • Stevedore

    13%

In 1880, the most common Patience occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 25% of Patience's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Fisherman and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Patience. A less common occupation for the Patience family was Stevedore.

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Patience Historical Records

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Patience Life Expectancy

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