Borsch Family History

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Borsch Name Meaning

German (Börsch): from a pet form of the medieval personal name Liborius. Possibly an altered spelling of Borsche, from a pet form of the Slavic personal name Borislav. Ukrainian and Jewish (from Belarus): nickname from borshch ‘borscht (beet soup)’.

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

Similar surnames: Borich, Horsch, Brosch, Hosch, Posch, Boesch, Boruch, Bosch, Dorsch

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Borsch Family Origin

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Borsch Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Borsch family was Boarding House. Farmer, Bartender and Basket Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borsch. The most common Borsch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Borsch's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Bartender

  • Basket Maker

  • Boarding House


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Borsch Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 771 immigration records available for the last name Borsch. 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 697 military records available for the last name Borsch. For the veterans among your Borsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borsch Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Borsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Borsch in 1960 was 66, and 84 in 2003.

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