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Bores Name Meaning

Czech (Boreš): see Borak. Probably an altered spelling of any of the various German names derived from pet forms of the medieval personal name Liborius, such as Börs, Böres, Borries. See also Berres.

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


Similar surnames: Bors, Bares, Boros, Boren, Boris, Borges, Gores, Bordes, Borns, Boers

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Where is the Bores family from?

You can see how Bores families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bores family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bores families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Bores family living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Bores's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Bores families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bores surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bores ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bores. 26% of Bores men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Bores women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bores were Clerk 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

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Maid
    14%
  • Clerk
    9%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bores. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bores 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 649 immigration records available for the last name Bores. 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 998 military records available for the last name Bores. For the veterans among your Bores ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bores lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bores life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Bores in 1963 was 73, and 84 in 2004.

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