Last name: FONTAINE

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FONTAINE : This last name is indexed 2,109,094 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

FONTAINE : 1: French and Walloon: topographic name for someone living near a spring or well from Old French fontaine from Late Latin fontana a derivative of Latin fons (see Font); or a habitational name from Fontaine the name of several places in various parts of France. Compare Fountaine.2: Shortened form of French Lafontaine a variant of 1 above.3: English: variant of Fountain or a surname of French (Huguenot) origin (see 1 above).

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