Borges Family History

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Borges Name Meaning

Catalan: habitational name from any of several places called Borges in Catalonia, for example, Les Borges Blanques, in Lleida, or Les Borges del Camp, in Tarragona. Portuguese: of disputed etymology; possibly a habitational name for someone from Bourges in France. German: from a short form of the medieval personal name Liborius. Danish: from the German patronymic Borchers.

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

Similar surnames: Gorges, Borger, Bordes, Torres, Bergen, Borge, Bores, Borg, Berges

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Borges Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Borges name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Borges. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Portugal


  • England & Wales


  • Spain


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


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Borges Family Origin

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Borges Family Occupations

What did your Borges ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borges. A less common occupation for the Borges family was Butcher. The most common Borges occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Borges's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Barber

  • Butcher


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Borges Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Borges. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borges 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Borges. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Borges. For the veterans among your Borges ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borges Life Expectancy

What is the average Borges lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Borges life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Borges in 1951 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borges 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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