Bream Family History

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Bream Name Meaning

habitational name from Bream in Worcestershire, which is probably named in Old English as ‘the place where broom grows’, from breme, an unattested dialect variant of brom ‘broom’. nickname for a fierce or energetic person, from Middle English brem(e), brim(me) ‘fierce’, ‘vigorous’ (from Old English breme ‘famous’, ‘noble’). variant of Braham.

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

Similar surnames: Brehm, Bean, Beam, Breed, Brumm, Baham, Bray, Bram, Stream, Boram

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Bream Family Origin

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Bream Family Occupations

What did your Bream ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bream. 20% of Bream men worked as a Gardener and 80% of Bream women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bream were Labourer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gardener
  • Carpenter
  • Bricklayer
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Household Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife

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

Bream Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Bream. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bream 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 467 immigration records available for the last name Bream. 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 880 military records available for the last name Bream. For the veterans among your Bream ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bream Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bream life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bream in 1963 was 82, and 69 in 2004.

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