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Bordes Name Meaning

French: variant of Borde. Catalan: variant (plural) of Borda. German: from the genitive form of a personal name formed with Bord (Gothic baurd, Old Norse bordh ‘shield’), for example Herbord.

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


Similar surnames: Cordes, Borges, Bordas, Kordes, Borde, Bores, Border, Borders, Boden

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Where is the Bordes family from?

You can see how Bordes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bordes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Bordes families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Bordes families living in Alberta. This was about 67% of all the recorded Bordes's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Bordes families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bordes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bordes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bordes. 30% of Bordes men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Bordes women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bordes were Truck Driver and Housewife.

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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
    30%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Manager
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    18%
  • Saleslady
    14%
  • Maid
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bordes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bordes 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 Bordes. 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 570 military records available for the last name Bordes. For the veterans among your Bordes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bordes lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bordes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bordes in 1954 was 47, and 94 in 2004.

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