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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • English, Scottish, French, and Catalan : topographic name for someone who lived near a bridge, Middle English, Old French, Catalan pont (Latin pons, genitive pontis).
  • Catalan : habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Pont.
  • Dutch : variant of Pond 2.
  • A Pont from the Lorraine region of France is documented in Quebec City in 1640; Pont appears to be a secondary surname to <xref>Etienne</xref> and <xref>Lamontagne</xref>.

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