Sonderman Family History

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Sonderman Name Meaning

(North German): from Middle Low German sunderman ‘bondsman’. topographic name denoting someone who lived to the south of a settlement, from Middle High German sunder ‘southern’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Suderman, Soderman, Sonneman, Lenderman, Lederman, Angerman

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Sonderman Family Origin

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Sonderman Family Occupations

What did your Sonderman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sonderman. 24% of Sonderman men worked as a Clerk and 50% of Sonderman women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sonderman were Machinist and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    24%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Machinist
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Clerk
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sonderman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sonderman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sonderman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 287 immigration records available for the last name Sonderman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 279 military records available for the last name Sonderman. For the veterans among your Sonderman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sonderman Life Expectancy

What is the average Sonderman lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Sonderman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sonderman in 1955 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sonderman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sonderman 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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