Brahm Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a reduced form of Abraham. North German: topographic name from Middle Low German bram ‘broom’, ‘gorse’, or a habitational name from a place named with Low German bram ‘swampy thicket’, for example Am Brahm, near Oldenburg (denoting a location by a canal). German: topographic name for someone who lived by a bramble thicket, from Middle High German brame ‘blackberry’, ‘bramble’.

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


Similar surnames: Rahm, Brehm, Bram, Baum, Ramm, Braham, Brass, Rehm, Braun, Braum

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Brahm Family Origin

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Brahm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Banker

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brahm family was Banker. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brahm. The most common Brahm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Brahm's were Farmers.

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Brahm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Brahm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Brahm in 1956 was 46, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brahm

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