Fontan Family History

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Fontan Name Meaning

Spanish and Galician (Fontán; also Fontao): habitational name from any of the many places named Fontán, from fontán ‘spring’.

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

Similar surnames: Fontana, Fontes, Fontanez, Fortun, Montano, Fonte, Forton, Fountain

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Fontan Family Origin

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Fontan Family Occupations

What did your Fontan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fontan family was Moulder. Butcher, Laborer and Conductor R R were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fontan. The most common Fontan occupation in the USA was Butcher. 30% of Fontan's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

  • Laborer

  • Conductor R R

  • Moulder


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

Fontan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fontan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fontan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fontan. 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 331 military records available for the last name Fontan. For the veterans among your Fontan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fontan Life Expectancy

What is the average Fontan lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Fontan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Fontan in 1955 was 53, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fontan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fontan 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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