Fontella

First Name
589
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Fontella

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Alt. Meaning

F is for favorite, everyone's best friend.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

L is for little, the little things you do.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

A is for angelic, a truly pure heart

Notable Persons Named Fontella

Fontella Bass was a soul music, rhythm, blues, and pop music singing. Her career lasted from 1961 to 2012. Fontella was born on July 3rd, 1940 in St. Louis. She breathed her last breath on December 26th, 2012.

Popularity:

How popular is the baby name Fontella in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1900 8 8 0
1903 5 5 0
1906 7 7 0
1907 5 5 0
1912 6 6 0
1913 5 5 0
1914 9 9 0
1915 15 15 0
1916 5 5 0
1917 10 10 0
1918 9 9 0
1919 8 8 0
1920 8 8 0
1921 10 10 0
1922 8 8 0
1923 5 5 0
1924 10 10 0
1925 9 9 0
1927 10 10 0
1928 10 10 0
1929 8 8 0
1930 8 8 0
1931 6 6 0
1932 8 8 0
1935 7 7 0
1936 5 5 0
1937 5 5 0
1938 5 5 0
1940 9 9 0
1942 5 5 0
1946 10 10 0
1952 5 5 0
1954 5 5 0
1956 5 5 0
1961 5 5 0
1964 5 5 0
1965 49 49 0
1966 104 104 0
1967 33 33 0
1968 24 24 0
1969 13 13 0
1970 10 10 0
1971 12 12 0
1972 12 12 0
1973 11 11 0
1974 9 9 0
1975 6 6 0
1976 10 10 0
1980 6 6 0
1983 5 5 0
1984 5 5 0
1986 5 5 0
1989 6 6 0
1990 6 6 0

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Popularity of Fontella as a first name

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Common last names for Fontella

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Fun Facts about the name Fontella

  • How Popular is the name Fontella? Fontella is the 14,743rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Fontella have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 589 babies born with the first name Fontella in the United States. That's more than enough people named Fontella to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Fontella? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Fontella first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Fontella is Thursday, March 31st, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Fontella born? The highest recorded use of the first name Fontella was in 1966 with a total of 104 babies.
  • Random Fontella Factoid: According to the 1966 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Fontella is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1966.
  • Weird things about the name Fontella: Your name in reverse order is Alletnof. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Flolntea. How do you pronounce that?

What Fontellas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Fontella born Apr 6, 1987

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ireland approximately on 425. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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