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Borja Family History

Borja Name Meaning
Spanish: habitational name from a place in Zaragoza province, named with Arabic borj ‘tower’, ‘farmhouse’. Compare Borgia. DK2. PHW: DK says ‘this name is specially none from Saint Francisco de Borja and the important Italian family of the Borgia’, but that’s not what we say at Borgia.Norwegian (Børja): variant of Borg.

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

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Name Distribution of Borja Families

  • Number of Borja families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Borja last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Borja Family Origin

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Borja Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Borja

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Borja Family Occupations

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Military Service by Borja

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