Borsheim Family History

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Borsheim Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads: Borsheim in Rogaland (from an uncertain first element + heim ‘home’, ‘farmstead’); and Børsheim in Hordaland (from Old Norse byrgi ‘enclosure’ + heim).

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

Similar surnames: Nordheim, Nesheim, Solheim, Norheim, Opheim, Worsham, Borseth

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Borsheim Family Origin

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Borsheim Family Occupations

What did your Borsheim ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cabinet Maker and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Borsheim. The most common Borsheim occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 50% of Borsheim's were Cabinet Makers.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Farmer


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

Borsheim Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 895 census records available for the last name Borsheim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borsheim 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 350 immigration records available for the last name Borsheim. 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 121 military records available for the last name Borsheim. For the veterans among your Borsheim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borsheim Life Expectancy

What is the average Borsheim lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Borsheim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Borsheim in 1956 was 51, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borsheim

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borsheim 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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