Borris Family History

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Borris Name Meaning

Variant of German Borries, from a short form of the personal name Liborius. Ulster variant of the English surname Burris, itself a variant of Burrows.

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

Similar surnames: Morris, Burris, Borries, Boris, Corris, Orris, Boers, Bores, Ferris

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Borris Family Origin

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Borris Family Occupations

What did your Borris ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ard Laboure (heavy) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Borris. 7% of Borris men worked as an Ard Laboure (heavy) and 28% of Borris women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Borris were Cabinet Maker and Domestic Help

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Ard Laboure (heavy)
  • Baclerman Terman ( Heavy Work )
  • Builders Labourer
  • Cabinet Maker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Daily Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties assisting
  • Domestic Help

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

Borris Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Borris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borris 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Borris. 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 785 military records available for the last name Borris. For the veterans among your Borris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borris Life Expectancy

What is the average Borris lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Borris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Borris in 1956 was 62, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borris

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borris 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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