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Borski Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of various places called Bor Bori or Borki in Ukraine and Belarus. Polish: habitational name for someone from a place called Bór or Bory.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Gorski, Borowski, Burski, Bojarski, Zaborski, Borecki, Turski, Wolski

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Where is the Borski family from?

You can see how Borski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Borski family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Borski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Borski families living in Ontario. This was about 83% of all the recorded Borski's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Borski families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Borski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Borski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Borski. 33% of Borski men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Borski women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Borski were Carpenter and H. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Clerk
  • H
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Borski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 230 immigration records available for the last name Borski. 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 Cards

There are 587 military records available for the last name Borski. For the veterans among your Borski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Borski lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Borski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Borski in 1962 was 47, and 88 in 2004.

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