Font Family History

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Font Name Meaning

Southern French and Catalan: topographic name for someone living near a spring or well, Occitan and Catalan font (Latin fons, genitive fontis).

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

Similar surnames: Pont, Fort, Mont, Fonte, Fons, Fant, Mount, Long, Tong, Vogt

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Font Family Origin

Where is the Font family from?

Font Family Occupations

What did your Font ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Font family was Labourer. Agent P A Company, Hosiery Maker Up and Iron Grinder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Font. The most common Font occupation in the UK was Agent P A Company. 17% of Font's were Agent P A Companys.

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  • Agent P A Company

  • Hosiery Maker Up

  • Iron Grinder

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Font ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Font Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Font. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Font 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Font. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Font. For the veterans among your Font ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Font Life Expectancy

What is the average Font lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Font life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Font in 1959 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Font

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Font 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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