Sonne Name Meaning

German: from Middle German sonne, sunne ‘sun’, either a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a sun, or from a field name. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Sonne ‘sun’.

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


Similar surnames: Sonnen, Sonner, Senne, Sonnek, Ronne, Sohn, Stone, Nonn, Sonn, Sorge

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Sonne Family Origin

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Sonne Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    23%
  • Book Keeper

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Housekeeper

    8%

In 1880, Keeping House, Book Keeper and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sonne. A less common occupation for the Sonne family was Housekeeper. The most common Sonne occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 23% of Sonne's were Keeping Houses.

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Sonne Historical Records

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Sonne Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Sonne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Sonne in 1953 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sonne

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