Borow Family History

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Borow Name Meaning

Germanized spelling of Bulgarian Borov. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Boroff. English: variant spelling of Borrow.

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

Similar surnames: Brow, Book, Boros, Borom, Boron, Beron, Borne, Biron, Brox, Browe

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Borow Family Origin

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Borow Family Occupations

What did your Borow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farm Laborer, Hatter and Intelligence Office were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borow. The most common Borow occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 20% of Borow's were Farm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Borow family was Laborer.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Hatter

  • Intelligence Office

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Borow ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Borow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Borow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borow 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 290 immigration records available for the last name Borow. 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 168 military records available for the last name Borow. For the veterans among your Borow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borow Life Expectancy

What is the average Borow lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Borow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Borow in 1955 was 63, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borow 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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