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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

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Sonnier Family Origin

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Sonnier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    70%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Field Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sonnier. 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.

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Sonnier Historical Records

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Sonnier Life Expectancy

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Famous Sonnier Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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