Borresen Family History

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Borresen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian (also Børresen): patronymic from Børre, from the Old Norse personal name Byrgir.

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


Similar surnames: Borreson, Borgeson, Boesen, Burgeson, Sorensen, Berntsen, Bjornsen

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Borresen Family Origin

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Borresen Family Occupations

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  • Banker

    33%
  • Cabinet Maker

    33%
  • Carpenter

    33%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Borresen family was Carpenter. Banker and Cabinet Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Borresen. The most common Borresen occupation in the USA was Banker. 33% of Borresen's were Bankers.

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Borresen Historical Records

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Borresen Life Expectancy

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Famous Borresen Family

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