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Borie Family History

Borie Name Meaning

French (central and southern): topographic name for someone who lived in an isolated house in the country, Occitan borio.

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


Similar surnames: Borde, Bouie, Borke, Borne, Brue, Boire, Border, Borin, Morie, Borre

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Where is the Borie family from?

You can see how Borie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Borie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Borie families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Borie families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 80% of all the recorded Borie's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Borie families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Borie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Borie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Borie. 21% of Borie men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Borie women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Borie were Laborer and Typist. .

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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

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Labor
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Seamstress
    17%
  • Typist
    17%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Borie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borie 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 Borie. 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 619 military records available for the last name Borie. For the veterans among your Borie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Borie lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Borie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Borie in 1962 was 78, and 78 in 2004.

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