Boers Family History

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Boers Name Meaning

German (Börs): from the personal name Boers, a short form of the medieval personal name Liborius. Dutch: patronymic from Boer.

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

Similar surnames: Bors, Broers, Moers, Goers, Beers, Moors, Boer, Roers, Byers, Boss

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Boers Family Origin

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Boers Family Occupations

What did your Boers ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Boers occupation in the UK was Confectioner. 50% of Boers's were Confectioners. Confectioner and Stableman (Groom H D) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Boers.

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  • Confectioner

  • Stableman (Groom H D)


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boers ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Boers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boers census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Boers. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 947 military records available for the last name Boers. For the veterans among your Boers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boers Life Expectancy

What is the average Boers lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Boers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Boers in 1951 was 60, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boers ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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