Boor Family History

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Boor Name Meaning

English: from Old English bar ‘boar’, hence probably a nickname for a keen hunter of wild boar or for someone thought to resemble the animal in some way. Variant spelling of Boer.

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

Similar surnames: Book, Door, Bour, Moor, Boore, Boot, Booz, Borr, Boord, Boom

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Boor Family Origin

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Boor Family Occupations

What did your Boor ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Boor. 2% of Boor men worked as a Colliery Hewer and 58% of Boor women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boor were Wood Machinist and At Mistress

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Hewer
  • Gardener
  • General Labourer
  • Wood Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Art Mistress
  • At Mistress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Boor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Boor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boor 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Boor. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Boor. For the veterans among your Boor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boor Life Expectancy

What is the average Boor lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Boor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Boor in 1954 was 41, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boor 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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