Boran Family History

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Boran Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bodhráin ‘descendant of the deaf one’, from bodhar ‘deaf’. Czech (also Boran): from a personal name beginning or ending with the element bor ‘battle’ e.g. Borivoj or Borislav, or Dalibor.

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

Similar surnames: Borak, Foran, Toran, Moran, Horan, Doran, Bogan, Bohan, Bora, Boren

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Boran Family Origin

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Boran Family Occupations

What did your Boran ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Boran occupation in the UK was Thread Dyer (Manuf). 100% of Boran's were Thread Dyer (Manuf)s.

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  • Thread Dyer (Manuf)


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

Boran Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Boran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boran 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 Boran. 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 715 military records available for the last name Boran. For the veterans among your Boran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boran Life Expectancy

What is the average Boran lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Boran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Boran in 1962 was 83, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boran

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boran 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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