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Updated June 9, 2019

Girl name origins & meanings

  • English : Patience

Girl name variations

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Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.

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