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Boro Name Meaning

Polish: from the personal name Boro a pet form of Polish compound names such as Borosław Czcibor Dalebor etc. based on the Slavic element bor ‘to fight’ (see Boron ). Hungarian (Boró): from a pet form of the personal name Barnabás Hungarian form of Barnaby . Norwegian (Borø): habitational name from the island of Borøy named with an unclear first element + øy ‘island’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bodo, Boros, Borr, Bor, Biro, Bobo, Bora, Bors, Bero, Toro

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Where is the Boro family from?

You can see how Boro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boro family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Boro families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 18 Boro families living in Ontario. This was about 78% of all the recorded Boro's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Boro families in 1911.
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What did your Boro ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Boro. 100% of Boro men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Boro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boro 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 794 immigration records available for the last name Boro. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Boro. For the veterans among your Boro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boro lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Boro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Boro in 1962 was 76, and 68 in 2004.

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