Boroughs Family History

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Boroughs Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Burrows.

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


Similar surnames: Burroughs, Bough, Burrough, Brugh, Brough, Rugh, Dorrough, Rought

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Boroughs Family Origin

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Boroughs Family Occupations

What did your Boroughs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boroughs. The most common Boroughs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Boroughs's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Boroughs family was Farm Laborer.

View Census data for Boroughs | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    56%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Boroughs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boroughs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boroughs 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Boroughs. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Boroughs. For the veterans among your Boroughs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boroughs Life Expectancy

What is the average Boroughs lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Boroughs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Boroughs in 1951 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boroughs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boroughs 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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