Borrowman Family History

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Borrowman Name Meaning

English: status name from Middle English burghman, borughman (Old English burhmann) ‘inhabitant of a (fortified) town’ (see Burke), especially one holding land or buildings by burgage (see Burgess).

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

Similar surnames: Broman, Bowman, Berryman, Barrowman, Boatman, Plowman, Workman

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Borrowman Family Origin

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Borrowman Family Occupations

What did your Borrowman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borrowman. The most common Borrowman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 20% of Borrowman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Borrowman family was Book Keeper.

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  • Farmer

  • Going To School

  • Mason

  • Book Keeper


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

Borrowman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Borrowman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borrowman 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 722 immigration records available for the last name Borrowman. 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 520 military records available for the last name Borrowman. For the veterans among your Borrowman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borrowman Life Expectancy

What is the average Borrowman lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Borrowman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Borrowman in 1958 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borrowman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borrowman 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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