Brame Family History

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Brame Name Meaning

English: variant of Bream 1. French: from Old Occitan brame ‘cry’, ‘howl’, presumably applied as a nickname.

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

Similar surnames: Brace, Bramel, Bram, Brave, Ramm, Brake, Bane, Brack, Dame, Game

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Brame Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Brame name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Brame. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Germanic Europe


  • Benin/Togo


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Brame Family Origin

Where is the Brame family from?

Brame Family Occupations

What did your Brame ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brame. The most common Brame occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Brame's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brame family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Brame Historical Records

What Brame family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Brame. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brame census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Brame. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Brame. For the veterans among your Brame ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brame Life Expectancy

What is the average Brame lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Brame life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Brame in 1941 was 36, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brame

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brame 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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