Ponte Family History

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Ponte Name Meaning

Portuguese, Galician, Italian, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the many places in Portugal, Galicia, and Italy named or named with Ponte, from ponte ‘bridge’. English: variant spelling of Pont.

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


Similar surnames: Pontes, Monte, Pont, Porte, Fonte, Aponte, Conte, Motte, Pote, Corte

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Ponte Family Origin

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Ponte Family Occupations

What did your Ponte ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Company Director and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ponte. 25% of Ponte men worked as a Company Director and 58% of Ponte women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ponte were Fireman On Trawler and None Private Mea

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Company Director
    25%
  • Departmental Stone Buyer
    13%
  • Disabled Pensioned Ex Sold
    13%
  • Fireman On Trawler
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    58%
  • Cleaner Kodak Worker
    15%
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
    15%
  • None Private Mea
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ponte Historical Records

What Ponte family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Ponte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ponte 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 Ponte. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ponte. For the veterans among your Ponte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ponte Life Expectancy

What is the average Ponte lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Ponte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ponte in 1947 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ponte

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ponte 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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