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Boram Family History

Boram Name Meaning

English (Essex and Kent): possibly a variant of the habitational name Barham.

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


Similar surnames: Borum, Borom, Bolam, Borne, Gorham, Coram, Borak, Bram, Byram, Barham

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Where is the Boram family from?

You can see how Boram families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boram family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Boram families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Boram families living in Virginia. This was about 29% of all the recorded Boram's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Boram families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boram surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boram ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Boram. 33% of Boram men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Boram women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boram were Carpenter and Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farm Laborer
    11%
  • Carpenter
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    34%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Boram. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boram census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Boram. 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 Cards

There are 437 military records available for the last name Boram. For the veterans among your Boram ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boram lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Boram life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Boram in 1962 was 45, and 39 in 2004.

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