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Borup Name Meaning

Danish: habitational name from any of various places called Borup. The place name is derived from a Danish word meaning ‘rim’, ‘edge’ or from the personal name Bowi + Old Norse þorp ‘outlying farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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


Similar surnames: Borum, Borg, Torp, Orum, Bearup, Brue, Norum, Bork, Bortz, Loup

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Borup Family Origin

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Borup Family Occupations

What did your Borup ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Borup occupation in the UK was Clothier Tailor. 100% of Borup's were Clothier Tailors.

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  • Clothier Tailor

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

Borup Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Borup. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borup 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Borup. 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 Borup. For the veterans among your Borup ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borup Life Expectancy

What is the average Borup lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Borup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Borup in 1953 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borup

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borup 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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