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Boros Name Meaning

Hungarian: from boros ‘tipsy’, ‘drunk’ (a derivative of bor ‘wine’), hence a nickname for a heavy drinker or in some rare cases a metonymic occupational name for a wine merchant or a wine producer. Hungarian: probably a spelling variant of Baros, from a pet form of the personal name Barnabás, Hungarian form of Barnaby. Czech and Slovak (Boroš): nickname from Hungarian boros ‘drunk’ (see 1 above); or alternatively from a Slavic personal name such as Dalibor, or Borivoj. Polish (also Boros, Borosz): from a Slavic personal name such as Borzyslaw or Bolebor.

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

Similar surnames: Baros, Boris, Bors, Oros, Bores, Boron, Boro, Toro, Rokos, Botos

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Where is the Boros family from?

You can see how Boros families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boros family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Boros families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Boros family living in Yorkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Boros's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Boros families in 1891.
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What did your Boros ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Boros. 32% of Boros men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Boros women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boros were Machinist and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Labor
  • Farmer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
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Passenger Lists

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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Boros. For the veterans among your Boros ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boros lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Boros life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Boros in 1943 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

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