Borgmann Family History

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Borgmann Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German borgman or borchman ‘man of the castle’, hence an occupational name for someone who worked at a castle or was a vassal of the feudal lord, or for a citizen of a (fortified) town. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Borg.

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

Similar surnames: Burgman, Bermann, Bohlmann, Portmann, Bergmann, Bornemann, Bargmann

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Borgmann Family Origin

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Borgmann Family Occupations

What did your Borgmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Brick Molder and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borgmann. A less common occupation for the Borgmann family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Borgmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Borgmann's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Brick Molder

  • Butcher

  • Cabinet Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Borgmann ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Borgmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Borgmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borgmann 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Borgmann. 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 Borgmann. For the veterans among your Borgmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borgmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Borgmann lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Borgmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Borgmann in 1949 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borgmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borgmann 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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