Borum Family History

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Borum Name Meaning

Danish: habitational name from any of several places whose name means ‘dwelling place on the edge’. English: probably a variant of Boreham, habitational name from a place in Essex, probably named with Old English bor (unattested) ‘hill’ + ham ‘homestead’, or from Boreham Street in Sussex, or Borehamwood in Hertfordshire, which has the same etymology.

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

Similar surnames: Borup, Orum, Borom, Norum, Barnum, Sorum, Boram, Borg, Boyum, Narum

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Borum Family Origin

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Borum Family Occupations

What did your Borum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Borum family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borum. The most common Borum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Borum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Borum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Borum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borum 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 423 immigration records available for the last name Borum. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Borum. For the veterans among your Borum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borum Life Expectancy

What is the average Borum lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Borum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Borum in 1950 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borum 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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