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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.

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

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Sonnen Family Origin

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Sonnen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Tailor

    25%
  • Cabinet Maker

    13%
  • Stone Mason

    13%

In 1880, the most common Sonnen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Sonnen's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sonnen. A less common occupation for the Sonnen family was Stone Mason.

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Sonnen Historical Records

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Sonnen Life Expectancy

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