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Find more Sonnier relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 358 more people named Sonnier in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 1,131 people named Sonnier in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 32% more people named Sonnier in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,489 people named Sonnier were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 130 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,144
  • 10% of women had paying jobs
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • The average annual income was $493

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Sonnier families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 1% were first-generation Americans
  • 308 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • 4 were born in foreign countries