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Boros Name Meaning

Hungarian: from boros ‘containing wine of wine’ (a derivative of bor ‘wine’) hence possibly a nickname for a heavy drinker or a metonymic occupational name for a wine merchant or a wine producer. Hungarian: possibly also a variant of Baros a pet form of the personal name Barnabás Hungarian form of Barnaby . Czech Slovak Croatian and Slovenian (Boroš): nickname from a Slavicized form of Hungarian boros ‘containing wine of wine’ (see above) or alternatively a derivative of Slavic compound personal names formed with the element bor ‘to fight’ (from Old Slavic boriti se) e.g. Czech Dalibor or Bořivoj. Polish (also Boroś): from a derivative of a personal name such as Borzysław or Bolebor (see 3 above). In North America this surname may also be an altered form of the variant Borosz.

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

Similar surnames: Baros, Boris, Bors, Oros, Bores, Boron, Boro, Toro, Rokos, Botos

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You can see how Boros families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boros family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Boros families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Boros families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 56% of all the recorded Boros's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Boros families in 1911.
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What did your Boros ancestors do for a living?

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Boros. For the veterans among your Boros ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boros lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Boros life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Boros in 1943 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

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