Bora Name Meaning

Indian (Gujarat): Muslim name based on the name of a Muslim community in Gujarat. It is believed to be a derivative of Sanskrit vyavahara ‘trade’. However, only one subgroup of the Boras is engaged in trade. Indian (Assam): Hindu name of unknown meaning. Romanian: from a feminine form of Boro, a short form of the personal name Boris. Polish: from a pet form of the personal names Borzyslaw or Bolebor. Hungarian: variant of Bara, a short form of the personal name Barabás, Hungarian form of Barnaby.

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


Similar surnames: Bara, Boda, Mora, Bera, Dora, Borak, Bona, Bors, Bork, Hora

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Bora Family Origin

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Bora Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Carpenter & Joiner

    10%
  • Cigar Maker

    10%
  • Farm Labor

    10%

In 1880, Laborer, Carpenter & Joiner and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bora. The most common Bora occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Bora's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Bora family was Farm Labor.

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Bora Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Bora life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bora in 1963 was 72, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bora

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