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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Coram

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Alt. Meaning

C is for captive, your web of charm.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

R is for rational, the way you think.

A is for admirers, and all that you have!

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

Notable Persons With the Last Name Coram

Thomas Coram was a philanthropist, sea captain, and philanthropy. He holds the title Captain Thomas Hal Burken Coram. Thomas was born in 1668 in United Kingdom. He passed away on March 29th, 1751.


Don was born in Montrose, Colorado.


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Popularity of Coram as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Coram U.S.
  White 76.87% 64.26%
  African American 16.96% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.65% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.55% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.49% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Coram

People with the last name Coram are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Coram

  • How Popular is the name Coram? As a last name Coram was the 23,432nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Coram first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Coram is Tuesday, February 13th, 1900.
  • How unique is the name Coram? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Coram. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Coram: Your name in reverse order is Maroc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rcoma. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Coram? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,085 people with the last name Coram.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Coram? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Coram as their last name since less than 1 person in 270k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Coram born Sep 25, 1964

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern New Zealand approximately on 700. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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