Borresen Family History

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Borresen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian (also Børresen): patronymic from Børre, from the Old Norse personal name Byrgir.

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


Similar surnames: Borreson, Borgeson, Boesen, Burgeson, Sorensen, Berntsen, Bjornsen

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Borresen Family Origin

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Borresen Family Occupations

What did your Borresen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Borresen occupation in the USA was Banker. 33% of Borresen's were Bankers. Banker and Cabinet Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Borresen. A less common occupation for the Borresen family was Carpenter.

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  • Banker

    33%
  • Cabinet Maker

    33%
  • Carpenter

    33%

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

Borresen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Borresen Life Expectancy

What is the average Borresen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Borresen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Borresen in 1963 was 56, and 81 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borresen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borresen 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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