Borish Family History

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Borish Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Bo(h)risch, a topographic name from Slavic bor ‘pine (forest)’, ‘conifer’ or in some cases from a Slavic personal name with the element bor ‘struggle’, ‘strife’. Compare Boris.

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


Similar surnames: Boris, Berish, Boros, Borsch, Burich, Buresh, Borth, Borin, Bowdish

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Borish Family Origin

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Borish Family Occupations

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Borish Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Borish Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Borish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Borish in 1949 was 60, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borish 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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