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Borstel Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places, for example in Holstein and Hannover, so named with Old Saxon bur ‘small house’ + stel ‘place’ or ‘house frame’. Dutch: nickname for someone with bristly hair, from Middle Dutch borstel ‘brush’.

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


Similar surnames: Borst, Postel, Boesel, Bortell, Distel, Forster, Borne, Borstad

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Borstel Family Origin

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Borstel Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Maker

    100%

In 1881, the most common Borstel occupation in the UK was Cigar Maker. 100% of Borstel's were Cigar Makers.

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Borstel Historical Records

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Borstel Life Expectancy

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