Pontes Family History

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Pontes Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the numerous places in Portugal named Pontes, from the plural of ponte ‘bridge’.

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

Similar surnames: Ponte, Fontes, Coates, Puentes, Pont, Montes, Mones, Montet, Fonte

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Pontes Family Origin

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Pontes Family Occupations

What did your Pontes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pontes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Pontes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Pontes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pontes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pontes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pontes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 655 military records available for the last name Pontes. For the veterans among your Pontes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pontes Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Pontes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Pontes in 1949 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pontes ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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