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Meaning and Name Origin

Bram \b-ram\ 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 related variations 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.


Bram is an unusual given name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#74694 out of 88799, Top 84%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Bram and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Bram (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Abe, Abraham (#180 in 2014), Abram (#377) and Ibrahim (#455). Usage of these boy names was at its peak during 1880-1889 and is somewhat lower today, with the version Abe becoming less in vogue. Abraham (#180), Abram (#377) and Ibrahim (#455) are three of the more trendy boy names in this compilation, with these names undergoing a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

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