Borek Name Meaning

Polish: from a derivative of Borzyslaw, Bolebor, or some other personal name formed with bor. Polish and Jewish (from Poland): habitational name from Borek, so named with Polish bór ‘pine forest’ + the diminutive suffix -ek. As a Jewish name, it could sometimes be from a Polonized form of the Yiddish personal name Borukh.

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


Similar surnames: Borak, Bobek, Bork, Borck, Boros, Borel, Bolek, Turek, Bocek, Boron

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Borek Family Origin

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Borek Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Grocery Store

    33%
  • Segar Maker

    33%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Borek family was Segar Maker. The most common Borek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Borek's were Farmers. Farmer and Grocery Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Borek.

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Between 1953 and 2004, Borek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Borek in 1953 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borek

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