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Fontes Family History

Fontes Name Meaning
Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Fontes, from the plural of fonte ‘fount’, ‘source’, ‘spring’.

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

34,977 Historical Documents with Fontes on Ancestry.com
17,596 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,320 Military Records
3,715 Immigration Records
5,409 Census and Voter Lists
6,937 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Fontes Families

  • Number of Fontes families
     37 - 71
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Fontes families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Fontes families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Fontes census records

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Fontes Family Origin

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Fontes Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Fontes

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Fontes Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Fontes census records

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Fontes Civil War Service Records

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