Bork Family History

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Bork Name Meaning

Eastern German: habitational name from either of two places so named, in Pomerania and Lausitz, or from Borek in Upper Saxony; all are named with Slavic bor- ‘pine’, ‘conifer’. German: patronymic from a pet form of a Slavic personal name such as Boroslaw (see Boris). Dutch: shortened form of Van der Borck, a variant of Vandenburg. Danish: from a German variant of Borck.

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


Similar surnames: Borck, Berk, Borg, Borak, Born, Borek, Borke, Bora, Burk, Birk

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Bork Family Origin

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Bork Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bork. A less common occupation for the Bork family was Farming. The most common Bork occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Bork's were Farmers.

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Bork Historical Records

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Bork Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Bork life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bork in 1950 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bork

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