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What does Cram mean?

Cram Pronunciation of Cram [cram] as a boys' name is of Old German derivation, and the name Cram means "peddler". Cram is an alternate form of Cramer (Old German): a "cram" was a peddler's pack.

Associated with: peddler (occupational).


Cram has 1 variant: Kram.

1 more alternative form via Cramer: Kramer.

Creative forms:
(male) Coram, Cral, ..

(female) Cran, Crin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cram Kingsley (C.K.), ..

How popular is Cram?

Cram is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#8239 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Kramer is the only prominent related form of Cram (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000. This form of Cram was favored as a baby name in 1990 (#1356). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kramer in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cram and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abram, Adam, Amram, Aram, Arram, Avram, Azam, Baram, Bram, Byram, Cai, Cal, Cam, Cap, Caw, Caz, Chad, Chai, Chaim, Champ, Chan, Chap, Chas, Chaz, Cian, Clay, Clem, Colm, Craig, Craik, Crain, Crane, Crayn, Cree, Crew, Cris, Croy, Cruz, Cyran, Czar, Doram, Elam, Gram, Ham, Hiram, Hyram, Isam, Joram, Kam, Karam, Liam, Lyam, Noam, Ram, Sam and Tam. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cram.

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