Boroff Family History

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Boroff Name Meaning

Bulgarian: alternative spelling of Borov, a patronymic from the personal name Boro, a pet form of Boris. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): shortened form of Borowski or Borofsky.

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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Boroff Family Origin

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Boroff Family Occupations

What did your Boroff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Retail Grocer and Black-Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boroff. A less common occupation for the Boroff family was Blacksmith. The most common Boroff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Boroff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Retail Grocer

  • Black-Smith

  • Blacksmith


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boroff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Boroff Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Boroff Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boroff 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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