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Font Family History

Font Name Meaning
Southern French and Catalan: topographic name for someone living near a spring or well, Occitan and Catalan font (Latin fons, genitive fontis).

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

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123,247 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,638 Military Records
4,116 Immigration Records
10,190 Census and Voter Lists
8,730 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Font Families

  • Number of Font families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Font families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Font last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Font census records

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Font Family Origin

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Font Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Font families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Font

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Font Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Font census records

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Font Civil War Service Records

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