Brann Name Meaning

English: nickname from Gaelic and Welsh bran ‘raven’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): Hebrew acronym consisting of ben-rabi ‘son of’ + the initials of some personal name (for example Nachman, Nahum, Nathan).

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


Similar surnames: Brand, Braun, Bran, Brant, Rann, Bann, Bean, Braden, Brank, Brinn

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Brann Family Origin

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Brann Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    20%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Brann occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 20% of Brann's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brann. A less common occupation for the Brann family was Bricklayer.

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Brann Historical Records

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Brann Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Brann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Brann in 1942 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brann

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