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Brammer Name Meaning

German; Danish and Swedish (of German origin): habitational name from either of two places called Brammer, near Rendsburg and Verden. English: variant of Bramhall, or possibly a habitational name from Breamore in Hampshire (from Old English brom ‘broom’ + mor ‘moor’, ‘marsh’). Possibly a variant of Bremmer.

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


Similar surnames: Krammer, Bramer, Grammer, Blamer, Brander, Stammer, Rammel, Rammer

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Where is the Brammer family from?

You can see how Brammer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Brammer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Brammer families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 13 Brammer families living in Ontario. This was about 43% of all the recorded Brammer's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Brammer families in 1911.
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What did your Brammer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Brammer. 72% of Brammer men worked as a Farmer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    72%
  • Cook
    29%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Brammer. 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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There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Brammer. For the veterans among your Brammer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Brammer lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Brammer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Brammer in 1948 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

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