Bor Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from the village of Bor in Belarus. Dutch: variant of Boer.

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

Similar surnames: Bork, Borg, Ber, Bos, Bar, Born, Bok, Bob, Bol, Borr

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Bor Family Origin

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Bor Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bor family was Peddler. The most common Bor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Bor's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bor.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Labourer

  • Peddler


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Bor Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Bor Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2002, in the United States, Bor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Bor in 1963 was 75, and 67 in 2002.

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