Fonda Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name from fonda ‘mine’ (from Latin fundus, funda). Catalan: possibly a topographic name from fonda ‘inn’, from Arabic funduq, or perhaps a nickname from fonda ‘slingshot’. The name may also be Italian, a habitational name from a place named with the adjective fondo, fonda ‘deep’, for example Cavafonda ‘deep cave’ or Vallefonda.

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


Similar surnames: Monda, Roda, Fonte, Ford, Bondi, Lona, Konda, Korda, Corda, Goda

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

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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