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Borrego Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from borrego ‘lamb’, probably applied as a nickname in Spanish for a simpleton or in Portuguese for a gentle person.

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


Similar surnames: Porro, Barreto, Barre, Borrero, Ortega, Borra, Burrell, Barriga

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Borrego Family Origin

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Borrego Family Occupations

What did your Borrego ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Borrego occupation in the USA was Laborer. 39% of Borrego's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Borrego family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borrego.

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  • Laborer

    39%
  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Carpenter

    8%

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

Borrego Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Borrego. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borrego 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Borrego. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Borrego. For the veterans among your Borrego ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borrego Life Expectancy

What is the average Borrego lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Borrego life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Borrego in 1957 was 28, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borrego

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borrego 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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