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Updated February 1, 2024

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • French : Fountain

How Popular Is The Name Fontaine

Family name origins & meanings

  • Northern and central French : topographic name for someone who lived near a spring or well, Old French fontane, Late Latin fontana, a derivative of classical Latin fons (see Font).
  • A Fontaine from Normandy, France, is documented in Quebec in 1656; another, from Poitou, arrived after 1683. There has been some alternation with <xref>Robert</xref>.

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