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Fonder Name Meaning

French and Belgian (Ardennes): occupational name for a metal caster, from French fondeur.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mander, Fonner, Mondor, Fogler, Ponder, Loder, Fonger, Tinder, Lander

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Fonder Family Origin

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Fonder Family Occupations

What did your Fonder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fonder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Fonder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fonder family was Tailor. Farmer, Deck Hand and Managing Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fonder.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Deck Hand

    14%
  • Managing Farm

    14%
  • Tailor

    14%

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Fonder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fonder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fonder 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fonder. 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 Fonder. For the veterans among your Fonder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fonder Life Expectancy

What is the average Fonder lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Fonder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Fonder in 1956 was 63, and 58 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fonder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fonder 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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