Borek Family History

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Borek Name Meaning

Polish: from a derivative of Borzyslaw, Bolebor, or some other personal name formed with bor. Polish and Jewish (from Poland): habitational name from Borek, so named with Polish bór ‘pine forest’ + the diminutive suffix -ek. As a Jewish name, it could sometimes be from a Polonized form of the Yiddish personal name Borukh.

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


Similar surnames: Borak, Bobek, Bork, Borck, Boros, Borel, Bolek, Turek, Bocek, Boron

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Borek Family Origin

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Borek Family Occupations

What did your Borek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Borek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Borek's were Farmers. Farmer and Grocery Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Borek. A less common occupation for the Borek family was Segar Maker.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Grocery Store

    33%
  • Segar Maker

    33%

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Borek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Borek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borek 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Borek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Borek. For the veterans among your Borek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borek Life Expectancy

What is the average Borek lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Borek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Borek in 1953 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borek 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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