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Bran Family History

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

100,865 Historical Documents with Bran on Ancestry.com
20,076 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,143 Military Records
2,791 Immigration Records
17,109 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Bran Families

  • Number of Bran families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bran families
     47 - 91
     16 - 46
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bran families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bran Family Origin

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Bran Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bran

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Bran Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Bran Civil War Service Records

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