Boerst Family History

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Boerst Name Meaning

German (Börst): nickname for someone with an aggressive temperament, from German Börst ‘bristle’.

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


Similar surnames: Borst, Burst, Bort, Dorst, Best, Vorst, Oberst, Forst, Bost, Boese

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Boerst Family Origin

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Boerst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Driver

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Labourer

    13%

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In 1880, Farmer, Driver and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boerst. A less common occupation for the Boerst family was Labourer. The most common Boerst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Boerst's were Farmers.

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Boerst Historical Records

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Boerst Life Expectancy

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