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Origins of the Bort surname

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About the Borts

We have a total number of 425 records for people with the last name Bort.

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Where do most Borts live?

In 1921, most Borts lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Borts

How common is your surname?

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

We have 308 records for the Bort surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Borts most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Borts.

What are the most common Bort first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Borts

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

Common Female occupations for Borts in 1921


Bonnet Maker


Lace Milliner






Common Male occupations for Borts in 1921




Agricultural Labourer


Colliery Fireman


Professor Of Music


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