Boers Family History

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Boers Name Meaning

German (Börs): from the personal name Boers, a short form of the medieval personal name Liborius. Dutch: patronymic from Boer.

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


Similar surnames: Bors, Broers, Moers, Goers, Beers, Moors, Boer, Roers, Byers, Boss

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Boers Family Origin

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Boers Family Occupations

What did your Boers ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Clergyman

    7%
  • Farmer Retired

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Boers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Boers's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Clergyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boers. A less common occupation for the Boers family was Farmer Retired.

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Boers Historical Records

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Boers Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Boers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Boers in 1951 was 60, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boers

Famous Boers Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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