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Origins of the Borkin surname

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About the Borkins

We have a total number of 290 records for people with the last name Borkin.

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Where do most Borkins live?

In 1921, most Borkins lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Borkins

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 230 records for the Borkin surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Borkins most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Borkin first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Borkins

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Borkins in 1921
Farmers Daughter


Living On Her Own Means


Polisher Tinplate Works


Boarding House Keeper




Common Male occupations for Borkins in 1921
Bricklayers Labourer


Cabinet Maker


Errand Boy


Iron Dresser


Warehouse Porter


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