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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

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • School

    12%
  • Going To School

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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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Borland Historical Records

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Borland Life Expectancy

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