Borek Family History

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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

What did your Borek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Borek. 33% of Borek men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Borek women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Borek were New Worker and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    33%
  • Machinist
    8%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • New Worker
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    11%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Bookkeeper
    9%
  • Waitress
    9%

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

Borek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Borek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borek 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Borek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Borek. For the veterans among your Borek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borek Life Expectancy

What is the average Borek lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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