Borer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for one whose job was to bore holes in something, Middle English borer. Swiss German: variant of Bohrer.

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


Similar surnames: Borner, Boner, Borel, Boger, Bower, Bohrer, Boler, Boer, Border

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Borer Family Origin

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Borer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • At Home

    2%

In 1880, the most common Borer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Borer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Borer family was At Home. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borer.

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Borer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Borer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Borer in 1950 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borer

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