Fonseca Family History

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Fonseca Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: habitational name from any of several places named for a spring that dried up during the summer months, from fonte seca ‘dry well’.

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

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Fonseca Family Origin

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Fonseca Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Cigar Maker

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Hair Dresser

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fonseca family was Hair Dresser. The most common Fonseca occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Fonseca's were Laborers. Laborer, Cigar Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fonseca.

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Fonseca Historical Records

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Fonseca Life Expectancy

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