Bora Family History

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Bora Name Meaning

Indian (Gujarat): Muslim name based on the name of a Muslim community in Gujarat. It is believed to be a derivative of Sanskrit vyavahara ‘trade’. However, only one subgroup of the Boras is engaged in trade. Indian (Assam): Hindu name of unknown meaning. Romanian: from a feminine form of Boro, a short form of the personal name Boris. Polish: from a pet form of the personal names Borzyslaw or Bolebor. Hungarian: variant of Bara, a short form of the personal name Barabás, Hungarian form of Barnaby.

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


Similar surnames: Bara, Boda, Mora, Bera, Dora, Borak, Bona, Bors, Bork, Hora

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Bora Family Origin

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Bora Family Occupations

What did your Bora ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Director Ware were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bora. 34% of Bora men worked as a General Labourer and 12% of Bora women worked as a Director Ware . Some less common occupations for Americans named Bora were Motor Coach Diver and Private

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    34%
  • Managing Director
    34%
  • Motor Coach Diver
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Director Ware
    12%
  • Domestic Servant
    12%
  • Dressmaking
    12%
  • Private
    12%

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

Bora Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bora. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bora 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 Bora. 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 Bora. For the veterans among your Bora ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bora Life Expectancy

What is the average Bora lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bora life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bora in 1963 was 72, and 88 in 2004.

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