Borger Family History

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Borger Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant of Burger. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish borger ‘borrower’ or ‘lender’. Norwegian and Swedish: habitational name for someone from a place called Borg or topographic name for someone living by a fortification or near a hill resembling a fortification.

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

Similar surnames: Berger, Burger, Birger, Borge, Borner, Boerger, Borges, Horger, Boger

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Borger Family Origin

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Borger Family Occupations

What did your Borger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Borger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Borger's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borger. A less common occupation for the Borger family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Borger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Borger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Borger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borger 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Borger. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Borger. For the veterans among your Borger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borger Life Expectancy

What is the average Borger lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Borger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Borger in 1947 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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