Boor Name Meaning

English: from Old English bar ‘boar’, hence probably a nickname for a keen hunter of wild boar or for someone thought to resemble the animal in some way. Variant spelling of Boer.

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

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Boor Family Origin

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Boor Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boor family was Carpenter. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boor. The most common Boor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Boor's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Boor | Data not to scale

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Boor Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Boor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Boor in 1954 was 41, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boor

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