Byram Family History

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Byram Name Meaning

English: variant of Byron.

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

Similar surnames: Byrum, Byrom, Boram, Byrd, Yam, Burnam, Borom, Byam, Brad, Borum

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Byram Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Byram name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Norway


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Byram Family Origin

Where is the Byram family from?

Byram Family Occupations

What did your Byram ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Byram. The most common Byram occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Byram's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Byram family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter


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

Byram Historical Records

What Byram family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Byram. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Byram 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 Byram. 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 Byram. For the veterans among your Byram ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Byram Life Expectancy

What is the average Byram lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Byram life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Byram in 1944 was 26, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Byram

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Byram 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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