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Lafont Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone living near a spring or well (see Font).

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


Similar surnames: Font, Lamont, Laporte, Lafon, Lafond, Labit, Long, Lant, Lemont

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Lafont Family Origin

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Lafont Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Attorney & Judge Co. Court

    6%
  • Axe Grinder

    6%

In 1880, the most common Lafont occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Lafont's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lafont family was Axe Grinder. Farmer, Laborer and Attorney & Judge Co. Court were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lafont.

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Lafont Historical Records

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Lafont Life Expectancy

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