Sonkin Family History

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Sonkin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Sonke, derived from an eastern Slavic pet form of Sofiya, equivalent of Sophie, with the eastern Slavic possessive suffix -in.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Sorkin, Soskin, Simkin, Hankin, Henkin, Orkin, Sorin, Sirkin, Sosin

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Sonkin Family Origin

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Sonkin Family Occupations

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  • Grocer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Sonkin occupation in the UK was Grocer. 100% of Sonkin's were Grocers.

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Sonkin Historical Records

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Sonkin Life Expectancy

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Famous Sonkin Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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