Borders Family History

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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

What did your Borders ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Borders.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%

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

Borders Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Borders. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borders 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 925 immigration records available for the last name Borders. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Borders. For the veterans among your Borders ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borders Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Borders life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Borders in 1941 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

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