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Fontaine Name Meaning

Northern and central French: topographic name for someone who lived near a spring or well, Old French fontane, Late Latin fontana, a derivative of classical Latin fons (see Font).

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


Similar surnames: Fontana, Fountain, Montagne, Lafontaine, Fonte, Montagna, Fortune

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Fontaine Family Origin

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Fontaine Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    24%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Journalier

    8%
  • School

    5%

In 1881, the most common Fontaine occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 24% of Fontaine's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Fontaine family was School. Cultivateur, Farmer and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fontaine.

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Fontaine Historical Records

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Fontaine Life Expectancy

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