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Bordon Name Meaning

Spanish (Bordón): from bordón ‘pilgrim's staff’ hence a nickname for a pilgrim. Spanish (Bordón): habitational name from a place so named in Teruel province. English: variant of Borden or Burden . Italian (Friuli Venezia Giulia and Veneto) and Slovenian: nickname from Friulian bordon meaning ‘pilgrim's staff’ (compare 1 above) or ‘bourdon’ i.e. an organ pipe.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Gordon, Bourdon, Cordon, Boron, Borden, Bardon, Borgo, Morton, Bodin

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You can see how Bordon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bordon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bordon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 32 Bordon families living in Ontario. This was about 33% of all the recorded Bordon's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bordon families in 1911.
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What did your Bordon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Bordon. 28% of Bordon men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Agent
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Passenger Lists

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There are 740 military records available for the last name Bordon. For the veterans among your Bordon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bordon lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bordon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Bordon in 1958 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

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