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Borntrager Name Meaning

German (Bornträger): from Middle High German burne ‘spring’, ‘well’ (Middle Low German born) + an agent derivative of tragen ‘to carry’, hence an occupational name, originally for a water carrier and then for a transporter of liquids (wine, beer, etc.). See also Bontrager.

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


Similar surnames: Trager, Borner, Bontrager, Bortner, Horter, Bornemann, Barngrover

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Borntrager Family Origin

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Borntrager Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    74%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Cooper

    5%
  • Retired Farmer

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Borntrager occupation in the USA was Farmer. 74% of Borntrager's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borntrager. A less common occupation for the Borntrager family was Retired Farmer.

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Borntrager Historical Records

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Borntrager Life Expectancy

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