Fonte Name Meaning

Portuguese and Italian: topographic name for someone who lived near a spring or well, from Latin fons, genitive fontis, ‘spring’, ‘well’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Monte, Font, Conte, Fuente, Fontes, Ponte, Corte, Forte, Foote, Motte

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Fonte Family Origin

Where is the Fonte family from?

SHOW MORE

Fonte Family Occupations

What did your Fonte ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Fisherman

    20%
  • Fruit Huckster

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Policeman

    20%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, Fisherman, Fruit Huckster and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fonte. A less common occupation for the Fonte family was Policeman. The most common Fonte occupation in the USA was Fisherman. 20% of Fonte's were Fishermans.

Source: Census data for Fonte | Data not to scale

Fonte Historical Records

What Fonte family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Fonte ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Fonte

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Fonte Life Expectancy

What is the average Fonte lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fonte 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Fonte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fonte in 1945 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fonte

Famous Fonte Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Look up another name