Bors Family History

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Bors Name Meaning

German (Börs): from a short form of the medieval personal name Liborius. Hungarian: from the old secular personal name Bors. Hungarian: from bors ‘pepper’, ‘hot spice’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for a spice merchant or a cook.

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

Similar surnames: Boros, Bos, Boers, Bora, Boris, Borg, Bores, Boss, Borst, Bork

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Bors Family Origin

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Bors Family Occupations

What did your Bors ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bors occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Bors's were Farmers. Farmer, Brewer and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bors. A less common occupation for the Bors family was Consul For Sweden And Norway.

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  • Farmer

  • Brewer

  • Clerk In Store

  • Consul For Sweden And Norway


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

Bors Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bors. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bors 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bors. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bors. For the veterans among your Bors ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bors Life Expectancy

What is the average Bors lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bors life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Bors in 1963 was 74, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bors

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bors 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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