Bramer Family History

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Bramer Name Meaning

German: topographic name in the south for someone who lived where brambles grew (see Brahm 3). German (Brämer): variant of Bremer. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a janitor, Yiddishized form of Polish bramarz.

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

Similar surnames: Kramer, Braker, Brager, Brauer, Brayer, Brammer, Brader, Bremer

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Bramer Family Origin

Where is the Bramer family from?

Bramer Family Occupations

What did your Bramer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Annuitant and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bramer. The most common Bramer occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 21% of Bramer's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Bramer family was Butcher Knife Hafter.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Annuitant

  • Tailor

  • Butcher Knife Hafter


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

Bramer Historical Records

What Bramer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Bramer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bramer 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 Bramer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Bramer. For the veterans among your Bramer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bramer Life Expectancy

What is the average Bramer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bramer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Bramer in 1954 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bramer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bramer 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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