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Fontenot Genealogy & History

Fontenot is a topographical name indicating someone who lived near a well or spring, from the Old French word fontane, meaning fountain. Some of the many spellings are Lafontaine, Lafantaine, Fantaine, Lafonteyn, Lafon, Fantein, and Fountain. Many of the family migrated to America. Fontenot is a common name now among the Cajun people in Louisiana. Fontenot family history has Hugo de Funteines as the first known recording of the name in 1202 in the Pipe Rolls of Kent, England. Some members of Fontenot genealogy are children's books author Mary Alice Fontenot; politician and documentary film maker Heulette Fontenot; and Creole fiddle player Canray Fontenot.


Fontenot Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Aaron Fontenot-- --, 1914February ,1986LA
Bana Fontenot-- --, 1912August 11,2005LA
Calahan Fontenot-- --, 1918October ,1980LA
Daisey Fontenot-- --, 1902June ,1969LA

Fontenot Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Earl Fontenot-- --, 1921October 28,2001Kinder,LA
Fabien Fontenot-- --, 1898April ,1975Ville Platte,LA
Gabie Fontenot-- --, 1914December ,1982Lake Charles,LA
Habie Fontenot-- --, 1911August ,1978Pine Prairie,LA

Fontenot Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Richard FontenotCarolyn JonesFebruary 19,1977Wake, NC
Nathan FontenotShevaun RobbinsSeptember 30,2000Travis, TX
Shane FontenotJacqueline HoffpauirAugust 25,2000Orange, TX
Terrold FontenotBridgette AlexanderMay 19,2000Jefferson, TX

Most Common Surnames After Fontenot

1662nd: Schaeffer1663rd: Melvin
1664th: Brantley1665th: Steward
1666th: Bain1667th: Mott
1668th: Jansen1669th: Iverson
1670th: Oakley1671st: Tolbert

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