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Boron Family History

Boron Name Meaning

French: habitational name from a place so called in Franche Comté. Polish (Boron): from a pet form of the personal names Borzyslaw or Borzymir. Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Baron.

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

Similar surnames: Baron, Beron, Boros, Biron, Bordon, Baros, Doron, Moron, Byron, Borom

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Where is the Boron family from?

You can see how Boron families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boron family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Boron families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Boron families living in New York. This was about 67% of all the recorded Boron's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Boron families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boron surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boron ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Boron. 31% of Boron men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Boron women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boron were Labor and Clerk.

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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
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Secretary
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Boron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boron 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 970 immigration records available for the last name Boron. 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 997 military records available for the last name Boron. For the veterans among your Boron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boron lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Boron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Boron in 1947 was 42, and 84 in 2004.

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