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Borman Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German Bormann a topographic name denoting someone who lived by a well or spring. Dutch: cognate of 1 above. English (Lincolnshire): variant of Bowerman .

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

Similar surnames: Boreman, Boarman, Norman, Morman, Bodman, Bormann, Barman, Birman

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Where is the Borman family from?

You can see how Borman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Borman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Borman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 64 Borman families living in Ontario. This was about 62% of all the recorded Borman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Borman families in 1911.
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What did your Borman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Retired were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Borman. 47% of Borman men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Borman women worked as a Retired. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Rancher
  • Cook

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Retired
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Census Records

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Borman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borman 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Borman. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Borman. For the veterans among your Borman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Borman lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Borman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Borman in 1950 was 33, and 79 in 2004.

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