Brayman Family History

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Brayman Name Meaning

Respelling of German Breymann, from Middle High German bri ‘porridge’ + man ‘man’, hence an occupational name for someone who worked in or owned a grist mill or for someone involved in the production of millet, millet having been the main cereal used for cooking in medieval Europe.

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


Similar surnames: Braman, Rayman, Hayman, Brotman, Radman, Gayman, Brachman, Rahman

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Brayman Family Origin

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Brayman Family Occupations

What did your Brayman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brayman. 23% of Brayman men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Brayman women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brayman were Truck Driver and Farm

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Machinist
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    18%
  • Maid
    14%
  • Nurse
    14%
  • Farm
    14%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Brayman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Brayman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brayman 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 379 immigration records available for the last name Brayman. 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 Brayman. For the veterans among your Brayman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brayman Life Expectancy

What is the average Brayman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Brayman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Brayman in 1953 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brayman

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