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  1. A city of northwestern Germany linked by the Weser River to the port of Bremerhaven and the North Sea; in the Middle Ages it was a leading member of the Hanseatic League
  1. One of the component states of Germany according to the current administrative division of the nation.
  2. A city of northwest Germany on the Weser River southwest of Hamburg; it is a major port and was a leading member of the Hanseatic League in the middle ages.

Bremen was also found in the following language(s): German and Portuguese

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bremen

Barry was an insurance salesman/marketing executive/novelty goods salesman. He holds the title The Great Imposter. His most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to 1986. Barry was given the name Barry Bremen on June 30th, 1947 in Detroit. Barry is also known as The Great Imposter (nickname). He died on June 30th, 2011.


Wilhelmina Von Bremen was an athlete. Wilhelmina was born on August 13th, 1909 in San Francisco, California, United States. Wilhelmina is also known as von Bremen and Billie. She breathed her last breath on July 16th, 1976.


Michael was born in 1957.



Wiel Bremen was a Member of the House of Representatives, Member of the States of Limburg, Member of theHouse of Representatives, and Member of theStates of Limburg. Wiel was born on July 17th, 1925 in Kerkrade, Netherlands. He passed away on February 24th, 2014.


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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bremen U.S.
  White 90.84% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bremen

People with the last name Bremen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bremen

  • How Popular is the name Bremen? Bremen is the 86,518th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bremen was the 129,825th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bremen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Bremen in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bremen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2015 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bremen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bremen is Friday, September 17th, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Bremen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bremen was in 2015 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Bremen: Your name in reverse order is Nemerb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ebrenm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bremen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 131 people with the last name Bremen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bremen? Bremen is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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