Borg Name Meaning

Scandinavian: habitational name from various farms and other minor places so named, from Old Norse borg ‘fortification’, ‘stronghold’. In some cases the name is topographical, often referring to a hill that resembles a fortification, rather than an actual fortification. North German: habitational name from the common place name Borg, a Low German form of Burg. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a money lender, from Yiddish borg ‘credit’.

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


Similar surnames: Berg, Burg, Bork, Born, Bors, Borgo, Bora, Barg, Bort, Bor

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Borg Family Origin

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Borg Family Occupations

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  • Charretier

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%
  • Seaman

    33%

In 1881, the most common Borg occupation in Canada was Charretier. 33% of Borg's were Charretiers. Charretier and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Borg. A less common occupation for the Borg family was Seaman.

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Between 1953 and 2004, Borg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Borg in 1953 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borg

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