Patience Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Paine, Lawrence, Prince, Patten, Patrone, Marien, Lapierre, Etienne

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Patience Family Origin

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Patience Family Occupations

What did your Patience ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Patience. 50% of Patience men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Patience women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Patience were Accountant and Helper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Labourer
    7%
  • Student
    7%
  • Accountant
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Waitress
    29%
  • Book Bender
    15%
  • Cook
    15%
  • Helper
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Patience Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Patience. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Patience census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Patience. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Patience. For the veterans among your Patience ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Patience Life Expectancy

What is the average Patience lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Patience life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Patience in 1954 was 48, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Patience

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Patience ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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