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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 Brahm

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bouquet, the flowers around you.

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

Notable Persons Named Brahm

Brahm was born on August 21st, 1912. He left this life on January 3rd, 1984.


Brahm Sarup Singh was an indian classical music musician. He plays Vichitra veena. Brahm was born on August 18th, 1940. He breathed his last breath on January 19th, 1998.


Brahm Yadav is a Delhi. Brahm was born in Todapur Delhi.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Brahm

Ajahn Brahm is a religious. He holds the title Venerable Ajahn Brahmavamso Mahathera. Ajahn was born on August 7th, 1951 in London, England.


John Brahm was a film director and television director. John was given the name Hans Brahm on August 17th, 1893 in Hamburg. He breathed his last breath on October 13th, 1982.


John William Gerard de Brahm was a cartographer, engineer, mystic, cartography, mysticism, and engineer andmystic. John was born in 1718 in Koblenz. He passed away in 1799.


Otto Brahm was a critic, theatre manager, and director. Otto was given the name Otto Abrahamson on February 5th, 1856 in Hamburg. He left this life on November 28th, 1912.


Laurence Brahm is a global activist, author, social entrepreneur, political economist, international mediator, and lawyer. Laurence was born on March 31st, 1961 in New York City.


Nikolaus Joseph Brahm is an entomologist.


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Popularity of Brahm as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brahm U.S.
  White 93.10% 64.26%
  African American 1.07% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.71% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brahm

People with the last name Brahm are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Brahm

  • How Popular is the name Brahm? Brahm is the 24,583rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Brahm was the 28,408th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Brahm have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 238 babies born with the first name Brahm in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brahm to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brahm? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Brahm first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brahm is Sunday, May 21st, 1905.
  • What year had the most people named Brahm born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brahm was in 2012 with a total of 25 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Brahm: Your name in reverse order is Mharb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Brham. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brahm? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 840 people with the last name Brahm.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brahm? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Brahm as their last name since less than 1 person in 357k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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