Borns Family History

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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

Where is the Borns family from?

Borns Family Occupations

What did your Borns ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Charwoman and Seaman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Borns. 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.

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  • Charwoman

  • Seaman

  • Tailor


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

Borns Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Borns. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borns 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 686 immigration records available for the last name Borns. 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 668 military records available for the last name Borns. For the veterans among your Borns ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borns Life Expectancy

What is the average Borns lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borns

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borns 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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