Borthwick Family History

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Borthwick Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Hawick in southern Scotland, where a family of this name held Borthwick Castle since the 14th century. The place name is from Old English bord ‘board’, ‘table’ + wic ‘outlying village’, ‘dairy farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Barwick, Southwick, Smithwick, Beswick, Warwick, Buttrick, Howick

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Borthwick Family Origin

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Borthwick Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Works In Woolen Mill

    6%
  • Bookkeeper

    3%

In 1880, the most common Borthwick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Borthwick's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Borthwick family was Bookkeeper. Farmer, Keeping House and Works In Woolen Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borthwick.

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Borthwick Historical Records

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Borthwick Life Expectancy

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