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Sonnek Name Meaning

German: possibly a topographic name from Middle High German sunne, sonne ‘sun’ + ecke ‘corner’, ‘ridge’. However, the final element may be the Slavic diminutive suffix -ek.

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


Similar surnames: Sonne, Sonnen, Sonner, Senner, Sinner, Senne, Donner, Fonner, Bonne

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Sonnek Family Origin

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Sonnek Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Works As Carpenter

    33%
  • Tailor

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Sonnek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Sonnek's were Farmers. Farmer and Works As Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sonnek. A less common occupation for the Sonnek family was Tailor.

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Sonnek Historical Records

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Sonnek Life Expectancy

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