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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

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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.

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  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%
  • Boot Maker

    2%
  • General Dealer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Braham family was General Dealer. Annuitant, Cabinet Maker and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Braham. The most common Braham occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 5% of Braham's were Annuitants.

Source: Census data for Braham | Data not to scale

Braham Historical Records

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Braham Life Expectancy

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