Meaning and Origin of: Sonnenschein

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First name origins & meanings:

  • German : Sunshine

Last name origin & meaning:

  • German : nickname for someone with a cheerful or warm disposition, from Middle High German sunne ‘sun’ + genitive -n + schīn ‘shine’. In part it may be a topographic name for someone who lived at a place which caught the sun, or a habitational name from a house marked with the sign of the sun.
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : ornamental name from German Sonnenschein ‘sunshine’.