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Border Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at the edge of a village or by some other boundary, Middle English border, from Old French bordure ‘edge’.

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


Similar surnames: Borders, Borner, Borde, Borer, Borden, Sorter, Boden, Norder, Borger

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Border Family Origin

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Border Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Border. The most common Border occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Border's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Border family was Farming.

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Border Historical Records

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Border Life Expectancy

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Famous Border Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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