Borns Name Meaning

North German: shortened form of Bornsen or Börnsen, patronymics from a Danish and Norwegian personal name Björn, meaning ‘bear’.

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


Similar surnames: Berns, Bjorn, Bors, Jorns, Born, Bores, Boris, Burns, Boros, Beins

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Borns Family Origin

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Borns Family Occupations

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  • Charwoman

    33%
  • Seaman

    33%
  • Tailor

    33%

In 1881, the most common Borns occupation in the UK was Charwoman. 33% of Borns's were Charwomans. A less common occupation for the Borns family was Tailor. Charwoman and Seaman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Borns.

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Borns Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Borns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Borns in 1954 was 28, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borns

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