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Fonner Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of English Fanner: occupational name for a winnower, from a derivative of Old English fannian ‘to winnow’, or alternatively for a maker of winnowing baskets, from Old English fann ‘fan’, ‘winnowing basket’. topographic name for a fen or marsh dweller, from a derivative of Middle English fann ‘fen’.

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


Similar surnames: Finner, Fenner, Conner, Bonner, Benner, Sonner, Tinner, Gunner

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Fonner Family Origin

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Fonner Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    50%
  • Garden Labourer

    50%

In 1881, the most common Fonner occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 50% of Fonner's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner and Garden Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fonner.

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