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Borrello Name Meaning

Italian (southern): topographic name from borro ‘gully; hole grave’ (from Late Latin borra) or a habitational name from either of two Sicilian places called Borrello.

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

Similar surnames: Orrell, Borrelli, Borriello, Toriello, Gorrell, Bello, Bonello

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Where is the Borrello family from?

You can see how Borrello families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Borrello family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Borrello families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 9 Borrello families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 23% of all the recorded Borrello's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Borrello families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Borrello surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Borrello ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Borrello. 42% of Borrello men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Borrello women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Borrello were Barber and New Worker. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
  • Saleslady
  • Bookkeeper
  • New Worker
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Borrello. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borrello 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Borrello. 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 410 military records available for the last name Borrello. For the veterans among your Borrello ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Borrello lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Borrello life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Borrello in 1957 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

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