Borup Name Meaning

Danish: habitational name from any of various places called Borup. The place name is derived from a Danish word meaning ‘rim’, ‘edge’ or from the personal name Bowi + Old Norse þorp ‘outlying farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Borup Family Origin

Where is the Borup family from?

SHOW MORE

Borup Family Occupations

What did your Borup ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Machinist. Farmer

    10%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Borup. A less common occupation for the Borup family was Machinist. Farmer. The most common Borup occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Borup's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Borup | Data not to scale

Borup Historical Records

What Borup family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Borup ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Borup

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Borup Life Expectancy

What is the average Borup lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borup 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Borup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Borup in 1953 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Borup

Famous Borup Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Look up another name