Bort Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname for a man with a remarkable beard, from Yiddish bord combined with German Bart, both meaning ‘beard’. Polish: from borta ‘braid’, ‘galloon’, a loanword from German (Borte).

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


Similar surnames: Bortz, Kort, Bord, Borg, Port, Burt, Bost, Bart, Borst, Bork

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Bort Family Origin

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Bort Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farmer Son

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bort family was Labourer. The most common Bort occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Bort's were Farmers. Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bort.

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Bort Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Bort life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bort in 1956 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bort

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