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pinWhat does Bram mean?

Bram /bram/ as a boys' name is pronounced bram. It is of Scottish, Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Bram is "bramble; a thicket of wild gorse; raven".

In Hebrew, short form of Abram and Abraham. The raven has historically stood for death and destruction. Author of "Dracula" Bram Stoker.


Bram has 3 variants: Bramm, Bran and Brann.

Bram has 23 more relations via Abraham, Abram: Ab, Abarran, Abe, Aberham, Abey, Abie, Abrahamo, Abrahan, Abrahim, Abram, Abrami, Abramo, Abrams, Abran, Abrian, Abriel, Avi, Avraham, Avram, Avrom, Brahm, Ebrahim and Ibrahim.

Kreatif forms: Bramba, Brambe, Brambea. [more]

pinHow popular is Bram?

Bram is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#30831 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Prominent related forms of Bram (unlisted) are Abe, Abraham (#180 2 years ago), Abram (#377) and Ibrahim (#455). Usage of these forms of Bram was more pronounced among parents during 1880-1889 (average #446) and is almost as widespread today (#503, 10.2% less). Abraham has been the overall favorite, though Ibrahim has also become trendy as well, while Abe used to be popular. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Bram and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Abe, Abraham, Abram, Ibrahim in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ibrahim outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Aram, Baram, Brad, Brae, Brain, Bray, Bren, Brian, Bron, Bryan, Bryn, Byram, Byran, Byrom, Byrum, Cram, Gram and Kram. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bram.