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Boros Name Meaning

Hungarian: from boros ‘tipsy’, ‘drunk’ (a derivative of bor ‘wine’), hence a nickname for a heavy drinker or in some rare cases a metonymic occupational name for a wine merchant or a wine producer. Hungarian: probably a spelling variant of Baros, from a pet form of the personal name Barnabás, Hungarian form of Barnaby. Czech and Slovak (Boroš): nickname from Hungarian boros ‘drunk’ (see 1 above); or alternatively from a Slavic personal name such as Dalibor, or Borivoj. Polish (also Boros, Borosz): from a Slavic personal name such as Borzyslaw or Bolebor.

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

Similar surnames: Baros, Boris, Bors, Oros, Bores, Boron, Boro, Toro, Rokos, Botos

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Boros Family Origin

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Boros Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Boros occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Boros's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping Hotel were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Boros.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping Hotel


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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Boros Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Boros life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Boros in 1943 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

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