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

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Font Family Occupations

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  • Agent P A Company

    17%
  • Hosiery Maker Up

    17%
  • Iron Grinder

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%

In 1881, the most common Font occupation in the UK was Agent P A Company. 17% of Font's were Agent P A Companys. 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.

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Font Historical Records

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Font Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Font

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