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Borgo Family History

Borgo Surname Meaning

Italian:: habitational name from any of a number of towns and villages so named from Italian borgo ‘hamlet village’ or a topographic name from the same word. from a short form Burgo of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with this element like Burghard (see Burkhart ).

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

Similar surnames: Burgo, Bergo, Borg, Burg, Borak, Barco, Porto, Baro, Borge, Burgy

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Where is the Borgo family from?

You can see how Borgo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Borgo family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Borgo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Borgo family living in Nova Scotia. This was about 33% of all the recorded Borgo's in Canada. Nova Scotia and 2 other provinces had the highest population of Borgo families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Borgo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Borgo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Borgo. 27% of Borgo men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Borgo women worked as a Laundress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Borgo were Miner and Laborer. .

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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
  • Truck Driver
  • Carpenter
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laundress
  • Dancing Teacher
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Borgo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borgo 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 821 immigration records available for the last name Borgo. 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 456 military records available for the last name Borgo. For the veterans among your Borgo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Borgo lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Borgo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Borgo in 1962 was 79, and 75 in 2004.

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