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Braham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Braham, in Cambridgeshire and West Yorkshire, both probably named with Old English brom ‘broom’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘flood plain’, ‘water meadow’. Jewish: reduced variant of Abraham.

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


Similar surnames: Branham, Bradham, Baham, Brahm, Burnham, Burcham, Barham, Bream

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Braham Family Origin

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Braham Family Occupations

What did your Braham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Braham family was Advertizing. The most common Braham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Braham's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Braham.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Advertizing

    3%

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

Braham Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Braham ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Braham Life Expectancy

What is the average Braham lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, Braham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Braham in 1949 was 48, and 57 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Braham 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.

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