Borr Name Meaning

Dutch and northern French: unexplained; perhaps a respelling of Borre. Swedish: soldier’s name of unexplained meaning. Possibly a variant spelling of Scottish or English Burr.

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


Similar surnames: Borre, Barr, Borra, Burr, Born, Torr, Norr, Boro, Borne, Orr

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Borr Family Origin

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Borr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Barkeeper

    7%
  • Grocer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Borr family was Keeping House. The most common Borr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Borr's were Farmers. Farmer, Barkeeper and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borr.

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Borr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Borr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Borr in 1962 was 48, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borr

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