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Borries Name Meaning

German: variant of Berres, from a short form of Liborius, the patron saint of the city of Paderborn.

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


Similar surnames: Borris, Berres, Burres, Dorries, Borges, Morris, Bordes, Bores

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Borries Family Origin

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Borries Family Occupations

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  • Gas Fitter

    33%
  • General Merchant & Ship Broker

    33%
  • Retired Danish Vice Counsel

    33%

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Borries family was Retired Danish Vice Counsel. The most common Borries occupation in the UK was Gas Fitter. 33% of Borries's were Gas Fitters. Gas Fitter and General Merchant & Ship Broker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Borries.

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Borries Life Expectancy

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