Prefontaine Family History

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Prefontaine Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow with a spring, from pré de la fontaine.

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


Similar surnames: Lafontaine, Fontaine, Fountain, Montagne, Fontana, Lamontagne

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Prefontaine Family Origin

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Prefontaine Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    17%
  • Butcher & Market

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Keeps Meat Market

    17%

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In 1880, Butcher, Butcher & Market and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prefontaine. The most common Prefontaine occupation in the USA was Butcher. 17% of Prefontaine's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Prefontaine family was Keeps Meat Market.

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Prefontaine Historical Records

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Prefontaine Life Expectancy

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Famous Prefontaine Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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