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Borton Surname Meaning

English: variant of Burton .

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


Similar surnames: Berton, Forton, Norton, Morton, Boston, Whorton, Bordon, Booton

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Where is the Borton family from?

You can see how Borton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Borton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Borton families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 46 Borton families living in Ontario. This was about 26% of all the recorded Borton's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Borton families in 1911.
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What did your Borton ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Borton. 38% of Borton men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Borton women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Borton were Laborer and Tudiante. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Labourer
    15%
  • Fils Cultivateur
    13%
  • Laborer
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Tudiante
    50%
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Census Records

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Borton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borton 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Borton. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Borton. For the veterans among your Borton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Borton lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Borton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Borton in 1944 was 28, and 73 in 2004.

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