First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Borum

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Alt. Meaning

B is for buddy, everyone is your pal.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

U is for unite, you bring people together.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Borum

Memphis Willie B. was a memphis blues and piedmont blues musician. He was most active from 1930 to 1960. Memphis was given the name William Borum on November 4th, 1911 in (Shelby County, Tennessee, United States). He breathed his last breath on October 5th, 1993.


Poul was born in 1934. He left this life in 1996.


Andreas was born in 1799 in Hamburg. He died on April 29th, 1853.


John was born on December 8th, 1907 in Norfolk, Virginia. He passed away on July 20th, 1943.


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Popularity of Borum as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Borum U.S.
  White 64.19% 64.26%
  African American 30.30% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.10% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Borum

People with the last name Borum are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Borum

  • How Popular is the name Borum? As a last name Borum was the 13,334th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Borum first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Borum is Wednesday, April 1st, 1896.
  • How unique is the name Borum? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Borum. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Borum: Your name in reverse order is Murob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ubomr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Borum? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,287 people with the last name Borum.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Borum? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Borum as their last name since less than 1 person in 128k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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