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Borders Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at the edge of a village or by some other boundary, Middle English border, from Old French bordure ‘edge’.

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


Similar surnames: Border, Bordes, Borner, Bordeau, Borde, Borer, Borden, Cordes, Dormer

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Borders Family Origin

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Borders Family Occupations

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  • (Pointsman) Shunter On Railway

    14%
  • Annuitant

    14%
  • Baker

    14%
  • Carter

    14%

In 1881, the most common Borders occupation in the UK was (Pointsman) Shunter On Railway. 14% of Borders's were (Pointsman) Shunter On Railways. A less common occupation for the Borders family was Carter. (Pointsman) Shunter On Railway, Annuitant and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borders.

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Borders Historical Records

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Borders Life Expectancy

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