...really is our surname! John Patience has had the surname Patience from birth. Jane Patience acquired the name on marrying John. It's quite unusual to encounter another Patience, though there are many in Scotland, some in Cornwall, and of course Patiences have emigrated all over the world. We have been contacted by people named Patience from Canada, the USA, Australia, Trinidad and Tobago and many other parts of the world.

As well as being our surname, Patience is also a very well-known card game - also called Solitaire.

Coming soon...

...information about the Card Game of Patience, also known as Solitaire.