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Sonnier Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a bell ringer, Old French sonnier (Late Latin sonarius, an agent derivative of sonare ‘to ring’).

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


Similar surnames: Monnier, Sonner, Pannier, Vannier, Soulier, Pontier, Stonier, Bonner

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Sonnier Family Origin

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Sonnier Family Occupations

What did your Sonnier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sonnier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Sonnier's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sonnier family was Field Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sonnier.

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  • Farmer

    70%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Field Laborer

    5%

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Sonnier Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Sonnier ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Sonnier Life Expectancy

What is the average Sonnier lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Sonnier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sonnier in 1944 was 22, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sonnier 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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