Braam Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Braam Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Abraham.

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

Similar surnames: Braham, Bram, Braum, Brahm, Bream, Brad, Baar, Branam, Braid, Boram

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Braam Family Origin

Where is the Braam family from?

Braam Family Occupations

What did your Braam ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Braam family was Keeps House. Clerk In Dry Goods Store, Grocery Store and House Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Braam. The most common Braam occupation in the USA was Clerk In Dry Goods Store. 14% of Braam's were Clerk In Dry Goods Stores.

View Census data for Braam | Data not to scale

  • Clerk In Dry Goods Store

  • Grocery Store

  • House Carpenter

  • Keeps House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Braam ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Braam Historical Records

What Braam family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Braam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Braam census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Braam

Passenger List

There are 942 immigration records available for the last name Braam. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Braam immigration records

Draft Card

There are 234 military records available for the last name Braam. For the veterans among your Braam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Braam military records

You've only scratched the surface of Braam family history.

Braam Life Expectancy

What is the average Braam lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Braam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Braam in 1961 was 29, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Braam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Braam ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Look up another name