Meaning and Origin of Fountain - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Fountain

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • French : Fountain

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : topographic name for someone who lived near a spring or well, from Old French fontane, Middle English fontayne ‘fountain’; in some cases the name may have arisen from French habitational names (Fontaine, Fonteyne, Lafontaine) of the same derivation.