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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

What did your Sonnek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sonnek family was Tailor. 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.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Works As Carpenter

    33%
  • Tailor

    17%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sonnek ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sonnek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sonnek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sonnek 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sonnek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sonnek. For the veterans among your Sonnek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sonnek Life Expectancy

What is the average Sonnek lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sonnek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Sonnek in 1963 was 65, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sonnek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sonnek 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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