Brammer Family History

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Brammer Name Meaning

German; Danish and Swedish (of German origin): habitational name from either of two places called Brammer, near Rendsburg and Verden. English: variant of Bramhall, or possibly a habitational name from Breamore in Hampshire (from Old English brom ‘broom’ + mor ‘moor’, ‘marsh’). Possibly a variant of Bremmer.

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

Similar surnames: Krammer, Bramer, Grammer, Blamer, Brander, Stammer, Rammel, Rammer

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Brammer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Brammer name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Brammer. 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


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Brammer Family Origin

Where is the Brammer family from?

Brammer Family Occupations

What did your Brammer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Brammer occupation in the UK was Spring Knife Cutler. 5% of Brammer's were Spring Knife Cutlers. Spring Knife Cutler, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brammer. A less common occupation for the Brammer family was Potter.

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  • Spring Knife Cutler

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Potter


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

Brammer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Brammer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brammer 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Brammer. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Brammer. For the veterans among your Brammer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brammer Life Expectancy

What is the average Brammer lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Brammer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Brammer in 1948 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brammer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brammer 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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