Borer Family History

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Borer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for one whose job was to bore holes in something, Middle English borer. Swiss German: variant of Bohrer.

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

Similar surnames: Borner, Boner, Borel, Boger, Bower, Bohrer, Boler, Boer, Border

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Borer Family Origin

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Borer Family Occupations

What did your Borer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Dressmaking were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Borer. The most common Borer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Borer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Dressmaking


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Borer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Borer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Borer. 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 Card

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

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Borer Life Expectancy

What is the average Borer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Borer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Borer in 1950 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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