When Wayne Eugene Ponto was born in 1942, his father, Franklin Dean Ponto, was 27 and his mother, Flora Ellen Rayman, was 27. He died in 1944, at the age of 2, and was buried in Remington, Carpenter Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: German Eldor, Elfriede, Gerhardt, Gerhart, Orlo, Ralf.
German: variant of Pontow, perhaps a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place of this name. The family originated in the area formerly known as the Netzekreis, a region on the Netze River (Polish name Notec), near Czarnków, Poland.