Borchers Family History

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Borchers Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Borchard. See also Burkhart.

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

Similar surnames: Borchert, Broers, Borchelt, Wichers, Boers, Boshers, Bircher

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Borchers Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Borchers name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Borchers. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Borchers Family Origin

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Borchers Family Occupations

What did your Borchers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borchers. The most common Borchers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Borchers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Borchers family was Keeps House.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Keeps House


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

Borchers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Borchers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borchers 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Borchers. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Borchers. For the veterans among your Borchers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borchers Life Expectancy

What is the average Borchers lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Borchers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Borchers in 1948 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borchers 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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