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What does Fontane mean?

Fontane Pronunciation of Fontane [fontane] as a name for boys is a French name, and the name Fontane means "fountain, water source". Fontane is a variant form of Fontaine (French).

Associated with: water.


Fontane has 2 variants: Fontayne and Fonteyne.

1 more relation via Fontaine: Fontana.

Creative forms:
(male) Fenane, Fordane, ..

(female) Fontanee, Fontny, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fontane Emiliano (F.E.), ..

How popular is Fontane?

Fontane is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#88083 out of 150436, Top 59%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Fontane has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fontane name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fontane outside U.S.

Similar Names

Fontane is pronounced similarly to Fenton, Fintan, Fionntan and Fiontan. Other suggested similar names are Antone, Coltrane, Doane, Donne, Dontae, Dontaye, Fane, Finan, Finian, Fionan, Fionnan, Fonsie, Fonzie, Forteney (see Fortney), Forteny (see Fortney), Fortino, Fortney, Fortny (see Fortney), Fortune, Fortuny, Gaetane, Jontae, Lonne, Montae, Montaine, Montana, Montane, Montayne and Roane. These names tend to be more frequently used than Fontane.

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