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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Braam

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From Middle Dutch brame, from Old Dutch *brām, from Proto-Germanic *brēm- (“thornbush; bramble; gorse”). Morer at broom.

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Notable Persons Named Braam

Braam Jordaan is an author, filmmaker, animator, and advocate. Braam was given the name Johannes Abram Jordaan in 1981 in Benoni, Gauteng.


Braam was born on September 28th, 1971 in Pretoria.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Braam

Jacob was born on April 1st, 1729 in Bergen op Zoom. He died on August 1st, 1792.


Jacob Pieter van Braam was an admiral. Jacob was born on October 27th, 1737 in Werkhoven. He breathed his last breath on July 16th, 1803.


Aegidius van Braam was a naval officer. Aegidius was born on July 30th, 1758 in Gorinchem. He breathed his last breath on May 17th, 1822.


Michiel Braam is a pianist and composer. Michiel was born on May 17th, 1964 in Nijmegen.


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Popularity of Braam as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Braam U.S.
  White 92.27% 64.26%
  African American 1.80% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.80% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.32% 16.26%

Of Last Name Braam

People with the last name Braam are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Braam

  • How Popular is the name Braam? As a last name Braam was the 53,316th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Braam? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Braam was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Braam: Your name in reverse order is Maarb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ramba. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Braam? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 388 people with the last name Braam.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Braam? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Braam as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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