Borup Name Meaning

Danish: habitational name from any of various places called Borup. The place name is derived from a Danish word meaning ‘rim’, ‘edge’ or from the personal name Bowi + Old Norse þorp ‘outlying farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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


Similar surnames: Borum, Borg, Torp, Orum, Bearup, Brue, Norum, Bork, Bortz, Loup

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Borup Family Origin

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Borup Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Machinist. Farmer

    10%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borup. A less common occupation for the Borup family was Machinist. Farmer. The most common Borup occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Borup's were Farmers.

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Borup Historical Records

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Borup Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Borup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Borup in 1953 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borup

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