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Brayman Family History

Brayman Name Meaning
Respelling of German Breymann, from Middle High German bri ‘porridge’ + man ‘man’, hence an occupational name for someone who worked in or owned a grist mill or for someone involved in the production of millet, millet having been the main cereal used for cooking in medieval Europe.

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

31,188 Historical Documents with Brayman on Ancestry.com
5,180 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,504 Military Records
313 Immigration Records
7,211 Census and Voter Lists
15,980 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Brayman Families

  • Number of Brayman families
     35 - 67
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brayman families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data

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Brayman Family Origin

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Brayman Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Brayman

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Brayman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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