Sonneman Family History

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Sonneman Name Meaning

German (Sonnemann): occupational name from Middle Low German soneman ‘arbitrator’ in the north; in the south perhaps an elaborate compound of Sonne + mann ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Sonderman, Ninnemann, Danneman, Sonnen, Lonneman, Kinneman, Tangeman

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Sonneman Family Origin

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Sonneman Family Occupations

What did your Sonneman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Shoe Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sonneman. A less common occupation for the Sonneman family was Retail Hardware Dealer. The most common Sonneman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Sonneman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Shoe Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Retail Hardware Dealer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sonneman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sonneman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sonneman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sonneman 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 394 immigration records available for the last name Sonneman. 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 207 military records available for the last name Sonneman. For the veterans among your Sonneman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sonneman Life Expectancy

What is the average Sonneman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Sonneman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Sonneman in 1956 was 71, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sonneman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sonneman 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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