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Boroff Family History

Boroff Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): shortened and altered form of Borowitz Borowski or Borofsky . Compare Borow . Westernized form of Bulgarian Borov: patronymic from the personal name Boro a pet form of Boris .

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


Similar surnames: Orloff, Danoff, Boros, Turoff, Beloff, Rosoff, Boron, Borow, Tarnoff

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Where is the Boroff family from?

You can see how Boroff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boroff family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Boroff families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 6 Boroff families living in Ohio. This was about 75% of all the recorded Boroff's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Boroff families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boroff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boroff ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Boroff. 100% of Boroff 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
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Boroff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boroff 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 210 immigration records available for the last name Boroff. 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 720 military records available for the last name Boroff. For the veterans among your Boroff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boroff lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Boroff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Boroff in 1961 was 46, and 84 in 2004.

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