Meaning and Origin of: Fontana

Girl name origins & meanings

  • French : Fountain

Family name origins & meanings

  • Italian, Spanish, and Catalan : topographic name for someone who lived near a spring, from Romance descendants of Late Latinfontana, a derivative of classical Latin fons, or in Italy possibly a habitational name from any of the numerous minor places named with this word. The surname is also established in Portugal, imported form Italy.