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Boring Name Meaning

North German: perhaps a patronymic from a personal named formed with Slavic bor ‘pine (forest)’, ‘conifer’ or ‘strife’, ‘struggle’ (see Boris).

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


Similar surnames: Bering, Borin, Moring, Boris, Doring, Goring, Syring, Born, Bohling

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Boring Family Origin

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Boring Family Occupations

What did your Boring ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boring. A less common occupation for the Boring family was Blacksmith. The most common Boring occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Boring's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Boring Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boring. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boring 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Boring. 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 Boring. For the veterans among your Boring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boring Life Expectancy

What is the average Boring lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Boring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Boring in 1943 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boring

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boring 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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