Born Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bourne. North German, Danish, and Dutch: from Middle Low German born ‘well’, ‘spring’, a topographic name for someone who lived beside a well or spring, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Horn, Dorn, Borne, Borg, Bork, Bohn, Corn, Aborn, Bjorn, Korn

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Born Family Origin

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Born Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Annuitant Patriotic Fund

    2%
  • Basket Maker

    2%

In 1881, the most common Born occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Born's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Born family was Basket Maker. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Annuitant Patriotic Fund were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Born.

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Born Historical Records

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Born Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Born life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Born in 1940 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Born

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