Fountain Family History

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Fountain Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a spring or well, from Old French fontane, Middle English fontayne ‘fountain’; in some cases the name may have arisen from French habitational names (Fontaine, Fonteyne, Lafontaine) of the same derivation.

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


Similar surnames: Mountain, Fontaine, Mount, Boutin, Fontana, Cousin, Fain, Fountaine

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Fountain Family Origin

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Fountain Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agr Labr

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fountain family was Agr Labr. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fountain. The most common Fountain occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Fountain's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Fountain Historical Records

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Fountain Life Expectancy

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