Borries Family History

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Borries Name Meaning

German: variant of Berres, from a short form of Liborius, the patron saint of the city of Paderborn.

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

Similar surnames: Borris, Berres, Burres, Dorries, Borges, Morris, Bordes, Bores

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Borries Family Origin

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Borries Family Occupations

What did your Borries ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Gas Fitter and General Merchant & Ship Broker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Borries. The most common Borries occupation in the UK was Gas Fitter. 33% of Borries's were Gas Fitters. A less common occupation for the Borries family was Retired Danish Vice Counsel.

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  • Gas Fitter

  • General Merchant & Ship Broker

  • Retired Danish Vice Counsel


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

Borries Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Borries. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borries 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 496 immigration records available for the last name Borries. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Borries. For the veterans among your Borries ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borries Life Expectancy

What is the average Borries lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Borries life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Borries in 1951 was 67, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borries

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borries 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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