Sonnen Name Meaning & Origin

Sonnen

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Sonnen is a surname and place name (or part of a surname/place name, as in Sonnenberg) which has some appeal as a given name. German-speakers pronounce it with a long o sound, but most Americans pronounce it with a short o sound because of the double consonants.

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This is a friend's maiden name and my son's name, although I would also have used it for a daughter. Everyone loves it.

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Sonni (rhymes with Bonnie)

Meanings and history of the name Sonnen: | Edit

The word literally refers to sunbathing, but as a name, it implies brightness and cheer. Sonnen is the name of a village on a sunny mountainside in Germany. As a surname, it may have indicated that someone was from this village or that they had a sunny disposition.

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