Fontana Surname History
The family history of the Fontana last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to our knowldge of the Fontana:
- Fontana family history
- Fontana country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Fontana last name meaning & etymology
- Fontana spelling & pronunciation
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Fontana Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Fontana is often complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Fontana may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from a craft, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Fontana Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Fontana come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Fontana come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".
Fontana Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Fontana were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Fontana. Last names like Fontana transform in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages across time. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Fontana family name are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Fontana Family Tree
Here are a few of the Fontana biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Fontanas
- Dorinda Mary Miller Richard Fontana
- Patrick Fontana
- Laura Mary Fontana Benton
- Alfred Fontana 1896 - 1966
- Irene M Fontana 1923 - 2004
- Gertrude A Fontana 1930 - 2004
- Ethel Fontana 1893 - 1975
- Stella Fontana 1904 - 2002
- Marguerite M Fontana 1900 - 1992
- Dianne C Fontana 1946 - 2004