Bran Name Meaning

Scottish: nickname from Gaelic bran ‘raven’. Galician: habitational name from either of two places in Lugo province called Bran. This is a common name in Mexico.

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


Similar surnames: Boan, Bryan, Brand, Bean, Brann, Brin, Bray, Braun, Brun, Oran

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Bran Family Origin

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Bran Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Chimiste

    14%

In 1881, the most common Bran occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Bran's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bran. A less common occupation for the Bran family was Chimiste.

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Bran Historical Records

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Bran Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1966 and 2004, Bran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bran in 1966 was 68, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bran

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