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Sonnen Family History

Sonnen Name Meaning
German: habitational name from any of several places so named in Bavaria.German: variant of Sonne 1.Dutch: from Middle Dutch sonne ‘sun’, applied as a term of endearment for a loved one, or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a sun. DEB.

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

13,339 Historical Documents with Sonnen on Ancestry.com
5,783 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,776 Military Records
339 Immigration Records
1,746 Census and Voter Lists
3,695 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sonnen Families

  • Number of Sonnen families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sonnen families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sonnen last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sonnen census records

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Sonnen Family Origin

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Sonnen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Sonnen

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Sonnen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sonnen census records

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Sonnen Civil War Service Records

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