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Fontaine Family History

Fontaine Name Meaning
Northern and central French: topographic name for someone who lived near a spring or well, Old French fontane, Late Latin fontana, a derivative of classical Latin fons (see Font).

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

721,982 Historical Documents with Fontaine on Ancestry.com
151,585 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,897 Military Records
9,369 Immigration Records
87,539 Census and Voter Lists
461,592 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Fontaine Families

  • Number of Fontaine families
     112 - 221
     38 - 111
     1 - 37
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Fontaine families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Fontaine families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Fontaine Family Origin

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Fontaine Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Fontaine

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Fontaine Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Fontaine census records

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Fontaine Civil War Service Records

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