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Fons Name Meaning

Catalan and southern French: respelling of Fonts, topographic name from the plural of font ‘spring’ (see Font).

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


Similar surnames: Font, Mons, Hons, Pons, Muns, Rous, Long, Bois, Jons, Fron

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Fons Family Origin

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Fons Family Occupations

What did your Fons ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fons family was Keeping House. The most common Fons occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Fons's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fons.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    17%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fons ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fons Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fons Life Expectancy

What is the average Fons lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fons life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Fons in 1963 was 79, and 50 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fons

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fons 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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