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Borde Name Meaning

Southern French: topographic name for someone who lived in a plank-built cottage, from Frankish bord ‘plank’. Later, this word came to designate a farm. German: see Bordes 3. Indian (Maharashtra); pronounced as bor-day: Hindu (Maratha) name of unknown meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Borie, Borda, Border, Borke, Bode, Borne, Bordes, Brue, Boire, Borger

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Where is the Borde family from?

You can see how Borde families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Borde family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Borde families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Borde families living in British Columbia. This was about 36% of all the recorded Borde's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Borde families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Borde surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Borde ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Borde. 21% of Borde men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Borde women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Borde were Salesman and Housework.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Laundress
    10%
  • Housework
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Borde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borde census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Borde. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Borde. For the veterans among your Borde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Borde lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Borde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Borde in 1956 was 55, and 92 in 2003.

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