Borum Name Meaning

Danish: habitational name from any of several places whose name means ‘dwelling place on the edge’. English: probably a variant of Boreham, habitational name from a place in Essex, probably named with Old English bor (unattested) ‘hill’ + ham ‘homestead’, or from Boreham Street in Sussex, or Borehamwood in Hertfordshire, which has the same etymology.

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


Similar surnames: Borup, Orum, Borom, Norum, Barnum, Sorum, Boram, Borg, Boyum, Narum

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Borum Family Origin

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Borum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Borum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Borum's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Borum family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borum.

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Borum Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Borum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Borum in 1950 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borum

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