Borchelt Family History

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Borchelt Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of the personal name Borko (itself a short form of Borchardt).

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

Similar surnames: Borchert, Borchers, Corthell, Borchardt, Hirchert, Moschel, Borchard

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Borchelt Family Origin

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Borchelt Family Occupations

What did your Borchelt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Borchelt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Borchelt's were Farmers. Farmer and Eng-Woolen Mills were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Borchelt. A less common occupation for the Borchelt family was Wood Chopper.

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  • Farmer

  • Eng-Woolen Mills

  • Wood Chopper


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Borchelt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Borchelt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borchelt 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 61 immigration records available for the last name Borchelt. 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 196 military records available for the last name Borchelt. For the veterans among your Borchelt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borchelt Life Expectancy

What is the average Borchelt lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Borchelt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Borchelt in 1958 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borchelt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borchelt 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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