Fortun Family History
Fortun Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads on the west coast of Norway named with Old Norse for ‘front foremost’ + tún ‘enclosure’ indicating the frontmost of two farmsteads. Spanish: from a shortened form of the personal name Fortunato . Catalan: Castilianized form (Fortuñ) of Fortuny a habitational name from any of several places in Catalonia (Spain). Slovenian: from a short form of the personal name Fortunat Latin Fortunatus (see Fortunato ). Compare Fortune .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022