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Bordon Name Meaning

Spanish (Bordón): from bordón ‘pilgrim’s staff’, hence a nickname for a pilgrim. Spanish (Bordón): habitational name from a place so named in Teruel province. French: variant of Bourdon.

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

Similar surnames: Gordon, Bourdon, Cordon, Boron, Borden, Bardon, Borgo, Morton, Bodin

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Bordon Family Origin

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Bordon Family Occupations

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In 1881, Dressmaker and Washerwoman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bordon. The most common Bordon occupation in the UK was Dressmaker. 50% of Bordon's were Dressmakers.

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  • Washerwoman


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Bordon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bordon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bordon 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bordon. 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 740 military records available for the last name Bordon. For the veterans among your Bordon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bordon Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bordon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Bordon in 1958 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

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