Borke Family History

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Borke Name Meaning

from a pet form of a Slavic personal name containing the element bor ‘to fight’. topographic name for someone living near a pine forest, from Slavic bor ‘pine tree’, ‘fir tree’, ‘coniferous forest’.

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

Similar surnames: Bork, Berke, Boeke, Boyke, Borde, Borin, Burke, Borie, Porte, Borne

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Borke Family Origin

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Borke Family Occupations

What did your Borke ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Borke occupation in the UK was Farmer. 50% of Borke's were Farmers. Farmer and Hair Dresser & Tobacconist were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Borke.

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  • Farmer

  • Hair Dresser & Tobacconist


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

Borke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Borke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borke 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 Borke. 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 818 military records available for the last name Borke. For the veterans among your Borke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borke Life Expectancy

What is the average Borke lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Borke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Borke in 1952 was 59, and 49 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borke 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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