Fontana Family History
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Fontana Name Meaning
Italian, Spanish, and Catalan: topographic name for someone who lived near a spring, from Romance descendants of Late Latin fontana, a derivative of classical Latin fons, or in Italy possibly a habitational name from any of the numerous minor places named with this word. The surname is also established in Portugal, imported form Italy.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press