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Borg Name Meaning

Scandinavian: habitational name from various farms and other minor places so named, from Old Norse borg ‘fortification’, ‘stronghold’. In some cases the name is topographical, often referring to a hill that resembles a fortification, rather than an actual fortification. North German: habitational name from the common place name Borg, a Low German form of Burg. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a money lender, from Yiddish borg ‘credit’.

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


Similar surnames: Berg, Burg, Bork, Born, Bors, Borgo, Bora, Barg, Bort, Bor

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Borg Family Origin

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Borg Family Occupations

What did your Borg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Borg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Borg's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borg. A less common occupation for the Borg family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Painter

    5%
  • Butcher

    3%

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Borg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Borg Life Expectancy

What is the average Borg lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Borg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Borg in 1953 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borg 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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