Borgmann Family History

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Borgmann Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German borgman or borchman ‘man of the castle’, hence an occupational name for someone who worked at a castle or was a vassal of the feudal lord, or for a citizen of a (fortified) town. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Borg.

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

Similar surnames: Burgman, Bermann, Bohlmann, Portmann, Bergmann, Bornemann, Bargmann

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Borgmann Family Origin

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Borgmann Family Occupations

What did your Borgmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Borgmann. 56% of Borgmann men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Borgmann women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Borgmann were Knitter and Typist

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Chauffeur
  • Knitter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Typist

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

Borgmann Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Borgmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Borgmann lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Borgmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Borgmann in 1949 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

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