Sonne Family History

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Sonne Name Meaning

German: from Middle German sonne, sunne ‘sun’, either a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a sun, or from a field name. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Sonne ‘sun’.

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

Similar surnames: Sonnen, Sonner, Senne, Sonnek, Ronne, Sohn, Stone, Nonn, Sonn, Sorge

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Sonne Family Origin

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Sonne Family Occupations

What did your Sonne ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sonne. 22% of Sonne men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Sonne women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sonne were Proprietor and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sonne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sonne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sonne census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sonne. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Sonne. For the veterans among your Sonne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sonne Life Expectancy

What is the average Sonne lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sonne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Sonne in 1953 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sonne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sonne ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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