Lafontaine Family History

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Lafontaine Name Meaning

French: topgraphic name for someone who lived near a spring or well, a variant of Fontaine, with the definite article la.

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


Similar surnames: Lamontagne, Fontaine, Prefontaine, Fountain, Lafortune, Montagne

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Lafontaine Family Origin

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Lafontaine Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Painter

    7%
  • Boarding Housekeeper

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lafontaine family was Boarding Housekeeper. Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lafontaine. The most common Lafontaine occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Lafontaine's were Farmers.

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Lafontaine Historical Records

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Lafontaine Life Expectancy

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Famous Lafontaine Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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