Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Patience f. Latin patientia 'endurance of pain, tolerance, forebearing'.

This virtue name arose in England in the 16th C, and was not used elsewhere.

England
Early Modern English
1595 Patience DEmar-vol2 p. 33
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Patience". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Patience.