Borgmeyer Family History

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Borgmeyer Name Meaning

German: status name for a free farmer or peasant with feudal obligations to a castle or town, from Middle Low German borg ‘castle’, ‘town’ + Meyer ‘tenant farmer’.

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

Similar surnames: Burgmeier, Bergmeier, Nordmeyer, Brockmeyer, Holtmeyer, Kohlmeyer

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Borgmeyer Family Origin

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Borgmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Borgmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Borgmeyer family was Hotel Keeping. The most common Borgmeyer occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 23% of Borgmeyer's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Farmer and Gentleman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borgmeyer.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Gentleman

  • Hotel Keeping


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

Borgmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Borgmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borgmeyer 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 244 immigration records available for the last name Borgmeyer. 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 133 military records available for the last name Borgmeyer. For the veterans among your Borgmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borgmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Borgmeyer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Borgmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Borgmeyer in 1962 was 72, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borgmeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borgmeyer 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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