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Bramel Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Bramel near Stade, Lower Saxony. German: nickname for a person with a sharp tongue, from Middle Low German breme, brame, ‘thorn bush’, later ‘horsefly’. English: altered form of Bramhall reflecting the local pronunciation. Compare Brammell.

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


Similar surnames: Brasel, Bramer, Brake, Brauer, Brame, Ramer, Brandel, Brader

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Bramel Family Origin

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Bramel Family Occupations

What did your Bramel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bramel. The most common Bramel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Bramel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bramel family was Attorney At Law.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Attorney At Law

    3%

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Bramel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bramel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bramel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bramel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bramel. For the veterans among your Bramel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bramel Life Expectancy

What is the average Bramel lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bramel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Bramel in 1950 was 39, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bramel 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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