Popularity:1991
Origin:British
Meaning:enduring or forbearing
Patience is a virtue (name). This British girl's name, meaning "enduring" or "forbearing," is one of the classic virtue names, alongside the likes of Grace, Sage, and Faith. Patience comes from the Latin patientia, which led to the Old French pacience. In use since the 16th century, its popularity has varied dramatically over the decades, but one thing is for sure: this is a quality that will always be in style and that baby should strive to have.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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