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Borner Name Meaning

Southern English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, from Bourne + the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant. North German (also Börner): variant of Born, + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. North German: occupational name for a stockman, from Middle Low German bornen ‘to water (farm animals)’.

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


Similar surnames: Berner, Boerner, Bodner, Burner, Horner, Bohner, Boner, Corner

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Borner Family Origin

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Borner Family Occupations

What did your Borner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Borner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Borner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Borner family was Baker. Farmer, Teamster and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borner.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Teamster

    13%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Baker

    4%

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Borner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Borner Life Expectancy

What is the average Borner lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Borner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Borner in 1959 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borner 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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