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Borich Name Meaning

Americanized form of Serbian and Croatian Borić: patronymic from a short form of any of various Slavic compound personal names based on the element bor ‘to fight’ (from Old Slavic and South Slavic boriti se) e.g. Borislav. Americanized form of Slovenian Borič: patronymic from the personal name Bor which is of the same origin as the names above or derived from bor ‘pine tree’. Alternatively a topographic name derived from the latter word.

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


Similar surnames: Borsch, Bolich, Barich, Bobich, Zorich, Burich, Boruch, Borish, Bozic

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Where is the Borich family from?

You can see how Borich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Borich family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Borich families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Borich families living in New Jersey. This was about 60% of all the recorded Borich's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Borich families in 1880.
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What did your Borich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Borich. 35% of Borich men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Borich women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Borich were Farmer and Clerk. .

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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
    35%
  • Truck Driver
    18%
  • Miner
    14%
  • Farmer
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    43%
  • Housework
    29%
  • Clerk
    29%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Borich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borich 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 451 immigration records available for the last name Borich. 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 535 military records available for the last name Borich. For the veterans among your Borich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Borich lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Borich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Borich in 1963 was 67, and 57 in 2004.

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