Borger History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The ancestry of the name Borger dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in Cambridgeshire. This name is a transformation of the Old German name Berg, a local reference distinguishing someone who lived by a hill.
Early Origins of the Borger family
The surname Borger was first found in Cambridgeshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Borger family
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Borger Spelling Variations
Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Borger have been found, including Bercher, Berger, Berchere, Berchar, Berchaire, Berchair, Burger, Borger and many more.
Early Notables of the Borger family (pre 1700)
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Borger migration to the United States +
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Borger, or a variant listed above:
Borger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Adam Heinrich Borger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 
- Hans Michel Borger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 
- Hans Nicklas Borger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 
- Johann Nicolaus Borger, who landed in America in 1753 
Borger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Nic Borger, who landed in North America in 1832 
- Herm W Borger, who landed in America in 1834 
- Everh Rudolph Borger, who landed in America in 1836 
- Eberh Jacob Borger, who arrived in America in 1837 
- Adam Borger, who landed in Maryland in 1840 
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Contemporary Notables of the name Borger (post 1700) +
- Natascha Vanessa Börger Sevilla (b. 1981), former Venezuelan-German model and multiple beauty queen
- Egon Börger (b. 1946), German-born computer scientist based in Italy
Historic Events for the Borger family +
- Mr. Richard Borger, American Chief Machinist's Mate from California, USA working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he died in the sinking 
Related Stories +
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- ^ Pearl Harbour: USS Arizona Casualties List Pearl Harbour December 7, 1941. (Retrieved 2018, July 31st). Retrieved from http://pearl-harbor.com/arizona/casualtylist.html