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Sonner Name Meaning

occupational name for someone who bleached cloth, from an agent derivative of Middle High German sunnen ‘to bleach’. habitational name for someone from a place named Sonne.

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


Similar surnames: Sinner, Sonnen, Sonne, Sonnek, Conner, Fonner, Senner, Horner, Sommer

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Sonner Family Origin

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Sonner Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Cigar Maker

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sonner family was Cigar Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sonner. The most common Sonner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Sonner's were Farmers.

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Sonner Historical Records

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Sonner Life Expectancy

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Famous Sonner Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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