Meaning and Origin of Fontana - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Fontana

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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 Latin fontana, 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.