Bran Name Meaning

Scottish: nickname from Gaelic bran ‘raven’. Galician: habitational name from either of two places in Lugo province called Bran. This is a common name in Mexico.

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


Similar surnames: Boan, Bryan, Brand, Bean, Brann, Brin, Bray, Braun, Brun, Oran

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Bran Family Origin

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Bran Family Occupations

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  • Mariner

    26%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Fisherman

    7%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bran family was Agricultural Laborer. Mariner, Farmer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bran. The most common Bran occupation in the UK was Mariner. 26% of Bran's were Mariners.

Source: Census data for Bran | Data not to scale

Bran Historical Records

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Bran Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1966 and 2004, Bran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bran in 1966 was 68, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bran

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