Fonte Family History

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Fonte Name Meaning

Portuguese and Italian: topographic name for someone who lived near a spring or well, from Latin fons, genitive fontis, ‘spring’, ‘well’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Monte, Font, Conte, Fuente, Fontes, Ponte, Corte, Forte, Foote, Motte

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Fonte Family Origin

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Fonte Family Occupations

What did your Fonte ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fonte occupation in the USA was Fisherman. 20% of Fonte's were Fishermans. Fisherman, Fruit Huckster and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fonte. A less common occupation for the Fonte family was Policeman.

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  • Fisherman

  • Fruit Huckster

  • Laborer

  • Policeman


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

Fonte Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fonte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fonte 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Fonte. 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 946 military records available for the last name Fonte. For the veterans among your Fonte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fonte Life Expectancy

What is the average Fonte lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Fonte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fonte in 1945 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fonte

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fonte 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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