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Branham Family History

Branham Name Meaning
English: habitational name, possibly from Bramham in West Yorkshire or Brantham in Suffolk. The first is named with Old English brom ‘broom’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘river meadow’; the second is from the Old English personal name Branta + ham or hamm. adm. UK 19; widely distributed.

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

381,216 Historical Documents with Branham on Ancestry.com
61,505 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,614 Military Records
931 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Branham Families

  • Number of Branham families
     121 - 239
     41 - 120
     1 - 40
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Branham families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Branham families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Branham Family Origin

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Branham Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Branham

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Branham Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Branham census records

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Branham Civil War Service Records

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