Sonnabend Family History

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Sonnabend Name Meaning

German: from Middle Low German sunnavent ‘Saturday’ (literally ‘Sun(day) eve’), hence a nickname for someone who was born or paid rent or compulsory feudal service on a Saturday.

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


Similar surnames: Sonnen, Abend, Sonnenfeld, Sonneman, Sonne, Schnabel, Sonnek, Sonner

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Sonnabend Family Origin

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Sonnabend Family Occupations

What did your Sonnabend ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sonnabend. The most common Sonnabend occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Sonnabend's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Carpenter

    33%

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Sonnabend Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sonnabend. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sonnabend 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 Sonnabend. 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 Sonnabend. For the veterans among your Sonnabend ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sonnabend Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sonnabend life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sonnabend in 1963 was 74, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sonnabend

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sonnabend 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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