Borris Family History

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Borris Name Meaning

Variant of German Borries, from a short form of the personal name Liborius. Ulster variant of the English surname Burris, itself a variant of Burrows.

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


Similar surnames: Morris, Burris, Borries, Boris, Corris, Orris, Boers, Bores, Ferris

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Borris Family Origin

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Borris Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    22%
  • Forman Brick Yard

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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In 1880, the most common Borris occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Borris's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Forman Brick Yard were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borris. A less common occupation for the Borris family was Keeping House.

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Borris Historical Records

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Borris Life Expectancy

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