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Sonnenfeld Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by or farmed a south-facing area of land, from Middle High German, Middle Low German sunne, sonne ‘sun’ + Middle High German, Middle Low German velt ‘field’, ‘open country’.

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

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Sonnenfeld Family Origin

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Sonnenfeld Family Occupations

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  • Dealer In Hides

    33%
  • Farm Hand

    33%
  • Merchant Tailor

    33%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sonnenfeld family was Merchant Tailor. Dealer In Hides and Farm Hand were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sonnenfeld. The most common Sonnenfeld occupation in the USA was Dealer In Hides. 33% of Sonnenfeld's were Dealer In Hidess.

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Sonnenfeld Historical Records

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Sonnenfeld Life Expectancy

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