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Borell Name Meaning

English: variant of Burrell.

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


Similar surnames: Borrell, Borel, Burell, Morell, Sorell, Bodell, Bowell, Corell

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Where is the Borell family from?

You can see how Borell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Borell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Borell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Borell family living in Massachusetts. This was about 20% of all the recorded Borell's in USA. Massachusetts and 4 other states had the highest population of Borell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Borell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Borell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Borell. 54% of Borell men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Borell women worked as a Teacher. .

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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

  • Farmer
    54%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Musician
    7%
  • Farm Labor
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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What Borell family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Borell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borell 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 Borell. 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 874 military records available for the last name Borell. For the veterans among your Borell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Borell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Borell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Borell in 1962 was 83, and 75 in 2004.

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