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Borowicz Surname Meaning

Polish: patronymic from Borowy ‘forester’ or from a pet form of a personal name formed with the element bor ‘to fight’ e.g. Borzysław Bolebor.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Borowiak, Borowski, Kotowicz, Horowitz, Borowiec, Benowitz, Berkowitz

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Where is the Borowicz family from?

You can see how Borowicz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Borowicz family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Borowicz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Borowicz families living in Kent. This was 100% of all the recorded Borowicz's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Borowicz families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Borowicz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Borowicz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Borowicz. 33% of Borowicz men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Borowicz women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Borowicz were Butcher and Packer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    33%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Butcher
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Inspector
    17%
  • Cosmetologist
    17%
  • Packer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Borowicz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borowicz 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 818 immigration records available for the last name Borowicz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 720 military records available for the last name Borowicz. For the veterans among your Borowicz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Borowicz lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Borowicz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Borowicz in 1961 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

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