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Bordas Name Meaning

Catalan: respelling of Bordes, the plural of Borda. Hungarian (Bordás): from takácsborda, denoting part of a loom, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of looms or a weaver.

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


Similar surnames: Bordes, Borda, Bors, Boros, Rodas, Corda, Borjas, Cordes, Borras

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Where is the Bordas family from?

You can see how Bordas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bordas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bordas families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Bordas family living in Georgia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Bordas's in the USA. Georgia and 1 other state had the highest population of Bordas families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bordas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bordas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clay Miner and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bordas. 15% of Bordas men worked as a Clay Miner and 56% of Bordas women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bordas were Labor and Clerk.

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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

  • Clay Miner
    15%
  • Office Clerk
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Labor
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    56%
  • Cigar Maker
    23%
  • Clerk
    23%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bordas. 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 216 military records available for the last name Bordas. For the veterans among your Bordas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bordas lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bordas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bordas in 1961 was 62, and 66 in 2004.

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