This name derives from the Latin “pătĭo > pătĭentĭa”, meaning “tolerate, endure, be patient, accept, resist, support, endurance, ability to resist”, modeled on the basis of the virtues of a good Christian. (Judaism) patience and fortitude are prominent themes in Judaism. The Talmud Extols Patience as an important personal trait. (Christianity) in the Christian religion, patience is one of the most valuable virtues of life. Increasing patience is viewed as the work of the Holy Ghost in the Christian who has accepted the gift of salvation. Patience is an English feminine given name referring to the virtue of patience. It was a name created by the puritans in the 1600s.