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Borck Name Meaning

Eastern German: variant spelling of Bork. Eastern German: from the personal name Borek, a pet form of Boruslaw. Danish: topographic name from bork ‘fortress’ or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Bork, Boeck, Borek, Borak, Boock, Bock, Rock, Bick, Beck, Bobek

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Where is the Borck family from?

You can see how Borck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Borck family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Borck families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Borck family living in Indiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Borck's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Borck families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Borck surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Borck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Borck. 27% of Borck men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Borck women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Borck were Truck Driver and Operator.

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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

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Machinist
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Waitress
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Operator
    8%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Borck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borck 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 Borck. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Borck. For the veterans among your Borck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Borck lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Borck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Borck in 1954 was 48, and 72 in 2003.

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