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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

What did your Bora ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Carpenter & Joiner

    10%
  • Cigar Maker

    10%
  • Farm Labor

    10%

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

Bora Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bora Life Expectancy

What is the average Bora lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bora

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bora 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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