Bor Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from the village of Bor in Belarus. Dutch: variant of Boer.

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

Similar surnames: Bork, Borg, Ber, Bos, Bar, Born, Bok, Bob, Bol, Borr

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Bor Family Origin

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Bor Family Occupations

What did your Bor ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Manager and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bor. 10% of Bor men worked as a General Manager and 28% of Bor women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bor were Incapacitated and Cook General

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Manager
  • General Merchant
  • Hotel Keeper
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Musician Piano
  • Private Means
  • Cook General

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

Bor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bor 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

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Bor. For the veterans among your Bor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bor Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2002, in the United States, Bor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Bor in 1963 was 75, and 67 in 2002.

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