Boerger Family History

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Boerger Name Meaning

status name for a freeman of a borough, especially one who was a member of its governing council (see Burger). in some cases a habitational name from a place named Börger, near the hills of Hümmling.

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


Similar surnames: Borger, Burger, Berger, Buerger, Boenker, Berner, Berge, Birger

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Boerger Family Origin

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Boerger Family Occupations

What did your Boerger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boerger family was Jeweler. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Councilman & Waggon Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boerger. The most common Boerger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Boerger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Councilman & Waggon Maker

    8%
  • Jeweler

    8%

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

Boerger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boerger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boerger 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 Boerger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Boerger. For the veterans among your Boerger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boerger Life Expectancy

What is the average Boerger lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Boerger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Boerger in 1956 was 53, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boerger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boerger 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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