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Bort Family History

Bort Name Meaning
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname for a man with a remarkable beard, from Yiddish bord combined with German Bart, both meaning ‘beard’.Polish: from borta ‘braid’, ‘galloon’, a loanword from German (Borte).

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

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10,429 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,277 Military Records
813 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Bort Families

  • Number of Bort families
     19 - 35
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bort families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bort families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bort Family Origin

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Bort Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bort

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Bort Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bort census records

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Bort Civil War Service Records

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