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Borom Name Meaning

English: variant of Boreham, a habitational name from places so called in Essex, Hertfordshire, and Sussex.

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


Similar surnames: Borum, Boram, Boron, Baros, Strom, Byrom, Boro, Boros, Burow, Bowron

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Where is the Borom family from?

You can see how Borom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Borom family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Borom families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Borom family living in Kentucky. This was 100% of all the recorded Borom's in the USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Borom families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Borom surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Borom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Borom. 54% of Borom men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Borom women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Borom were Porter and Maid.

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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
    54%
  • Farmer
    31%
  • Porter
    16%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    60%
  • Maid
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Borom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borom 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 77 immigration records available for the last name Borom. 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 211 military records available for the last name Borom. For the veterans among your Borom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Borom lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Borom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Borom in 1963 was 81, and 85 in 2004.

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