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Bram Family History

Bram Name Meaning

German: variant of Brahm Jewish (Ashkenazic and Sephardic) Danish and Swedish: from a shortened form of the Biblical name Abraham (see Abraham ). French: variant of Brame .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Brahm, Ram, Abram, Braum, Brim, Brum, Bras, Baum, Kram, Beam

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Where is the Bram family from?

You can see how Bram families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bram family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bram families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 43 Bram families living in Ontario. This was about 57% of all the recorded Bram's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bram families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bram surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bram ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bram. 16% of Bram men worked as a Salesman and 27% of Bram women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bram were Manager and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Cook
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Bram. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bram census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bram. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bram. For the veterans among your Bram ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bram lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bram life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bram in 1959 was 62, and 83 in 2004.

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