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Borgia Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from Borgia, a place in Catanzaro province, or from Borja in Spain (see Borja).

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


Similar surnames: Barcia, Borja, Norcia, Coria, Morga, Boggio, Cornia, Gorga, Borge

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Where is the Borgia family from?

You can see how Borgia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Borgia family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Borgia families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Borgia families living in Wisconsin. This was about 29% of all the recorded Borgia's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Borgia families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Borgia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Borgia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Borgia. 30% of Borgia men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Borgia women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Borgia were Barber and Drum Maker. .

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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
    30%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Barber
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    20%
  • Operator
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Drum Maker
    14%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Borgia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borgia 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 Borgia. 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 700 military records available for the last name Borgia. For the veterans among your Borgia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Borgia lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Borgia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Borgia in 1952 was 42, and 67 in 2004.

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