Borthwick Family History

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Borthwick Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Hawick in southern Scotland, where a family of this name held Borthwick Castle since the 14th century. The place name is from Old English bord ‘board’, ‘table’ + wic ‘outlying village’, ‘dairy farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Barwick, Southwick, Smithwick, Beswick, Warwick, Buttrick, Howick

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Borthwick Family Origin

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Borthwick Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Going To School

    15%
  • Machinist

    10%
  • Confectioner

    5%

In 1881, the most common Borthwick occupation in Canada was Farmer. 45% of Borthwick's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Borthwick family was Confectioner. Farmer, Going To School and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borthwick.

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Borthwick Historical Records

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Borthwick Life Expectancy

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