Borkenhagen Family History

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Borkenhagen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from either of two places called Borkenhagen, in Pomerania and Mecklenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Nordhagen, Rehagen, Bugenhagen, Falkenhagen, Gruenhagen, Bernhagen

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Borkenhagen Family Origin

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Borkenhagen Family Occupations

What did your Borkenhagen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Borkenhagen. 19% of Borkenhagen men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Borkenhagen women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Borkenhagen were Laborer and Administrative

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%
  • Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    16%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%
  • Administrative
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Borkenhagen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Borkenhagen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borkenhagen 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 304 immigration records available for the last name Borkenhagen. 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 580 military records available for the last name Borkenhagen. For the veterans among your Borkenhagen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borkenhagen Life Expectancy

What is the average Borkenhagen lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Borkenhagen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Borkenhagen in 1959 was 51, and 87 in 2004.

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