Pont Family History

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Pont Name Meaning

English, Scottish, French, and Catalan: topographic name for someone who lived near a bridge, Middle English, Old French, Catalan pont (Latin pons, genitive pontis). Catalan: habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Pont. Dutch: variant of Pond 2.

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

Similar surnames: Mont, Port, Post, Pott, Pond, Font, Point, Ponte, Mount, Porte

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Pont Family Origin

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Pont Family Occupations

What did your Pont ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pont. A less common occupation for the Pont family was Fly Proprietor. The most common Pont occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Pont's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Charwoman

  • Fly Proprietor


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

Pont Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Pont. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pont 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Pont. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Pont. For the veterans among your Pont ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pont Life Expectancy

What is the average Pont lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Pont life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pont in 1963 was 78, and 102 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pont

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pont 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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