Sonier Family History

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Sonier Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of French Sonnier or Saulnier.

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


Similar surnames: Sonnier, Rozier, Monier, Lozier, Sowder, Souter, Bobier, Saunier

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Sonier Family Origin

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Sonier Family Occupations

What did your Sonier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Housekeeper and Coppersmithing were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sonier. A less common occupation for the Sonier family was Farm Laborer. The most common Sonier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Sonier's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Housekeeper

    20%
  • Coppersmithing

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

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

Sonier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sonier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sonier 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sonier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sonier. For the veterans among your Sonier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sonier Life Expectancy

What is the average Sonier lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Sonier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Sonier in 1948 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sonier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sonier 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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