Ponto Name Meaning

German: variant of Pontow, of unknown origin; perhaps a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place of this name. The family originated in the area formerly known as the Netzekreis, a region on the Netze River (Polish name Notec), near Czarnków, Poland.

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


Similar surnames: Pont, Porto, Pinto, Ponte, Ponce, Post, Fonte, Penso, Pott, Ports

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Ponto Family Origin

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Ponto Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Works In Farm

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ponto family was Works In Farm. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ponto. The most common Ponto occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Ponto's were Farmers.

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Ponto Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Ponto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Ponto in 1949 was 34, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ponto

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