Borrell Family History

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Borrell Name Meaning

English: variant of Burrell. Catalan: nickname from borrell ‘red-haired’.

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

Similar surnames: Borell, Gorrell, Burrell, Sorrell, Barrell, Dorrell, Birrell, Correll

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Borrell Family Origin

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Borrell Family Occupations

What did your Borrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borrell. The most common Borrell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Borrell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Borrell family was Landlord.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Landlord


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

Borrell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Borrell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borrell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Borrell. 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 929 military records available for the last name Borrell. For the veterans among your Borrell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borrell Life Expectancy

What is the average Borrell lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Borrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Borrell in 1957 was 69, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borrell 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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