Braham Family History

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Braham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Braham, in Cambridgeshire and West Yorkshire, both probably named with Old English brom ‘broom’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘flood plain’, ‘water meadow’. Jewish: reduced variant of Abraham.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Branham, Bradham, Baham, Brahm, Burnham, Burcham, Barham, Bream

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Braham Family Origin

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Braham Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    33%
  • Commercant

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Going To School

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Braham family was Going To School. Servant, Commercant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Braham. The most common Braham occupation in Canada was Servant. 33% of Braham's were Servants.

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Braham Historical Records

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Braham Life Expectancy

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