Fontaine Family History
Fontaine Name Meaning
French and Walloon: topographic name for someone living near a spring or well from Old French fontaine from Late Latin fontana a derivative of Latin fons (see Font ); or a habitational name from Fontaine the name of several places in various parts of France. Compare Fountaine . Shortened form of French Lafontaine a variant of 1 above. English: variant of Fountain or a surname of French (Huguenot) origin (see 1 above).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press