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Borland Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of several places called Bor(e)land or Bordland, which are named with Old or Middle English bord ‘board’, ‘table’ + land ‘land’, i.e. land that supplied the lord’s table, in other words ‘home farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Norland, Burland, Boland, Morland, Berland, Boyland, Forland, Bohland

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Borland Family Origin

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Borland Family Occupations

What did your Borland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Borland occupation in Canada was Farmer. 22% of Borland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Borland family was Carpenter. Farmer, School and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borland.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • School

    12%
  • Going To School

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Borland ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Borland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Borland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borland 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Borland. 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 Borland. For the veterans among your Borland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borland Life Expectancy

What is the average Borland lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Borland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Borland in 1952 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borland 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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