Borah Family History

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Borah Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Bora.

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


Similar surnames: Bora, Hora, Boram, Lorah, Borth, Sorah, Morad, Borow, Boros, Borne

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Borah Family Origin

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Borah Family Occupations

What did your Borah ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borah. The most common Borah occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Borah's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Borah family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Borah Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1891 UK census records for Borah

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Borah. 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 Borah. For the veterans among your Borah ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borah Life Expectancy

What is the average Borah lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Borah life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Borah in 1958 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borah

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borah 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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