Born Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bourne. North German, Danish, and Dutch: from Middle Low German born ‘well’, ‘spring’, a topographic name for someone who lived beside a well or spring, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Horn, Dorn, Borne, Borg, Bork, Bohn, Corn, Aborn, Bjorn, Korn

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Born Family Origin

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Born Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farmerson

    33%

In 1881, the most common Born occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Born's were Farmers. Farmer and Farmerson were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Born.

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Born Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Born life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Born in 1940 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Born

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