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What does Bram mean?

Bram Pronunciation of 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH scottish, irish, thicket (tree), raven


VARIANTS Bramm, Bran, Brann

RELATIONS VIA ABRAHAM, ABRAM Abram, Abrami, Abramo, Abrams, Abran, Avram, Avrom, Brahm



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How 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. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Bram (UNLISTED) are Abraham (#164 IN 2018) and Abram (#433). Adoption of these forms of Bram was more pronounced among parents less than a decade ago (AVERAGE #268) and has remained as widespread to this day (#298, 7.1% LESS USAGE). Abraham has been the overall favorite, though Abram has grown trendy as well. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Abraham, Abram in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Adam, Amram, Aram, Arram, Azam, Ban, Bar, Barak, Baram, Bat, Bax, Bay, Baz, Beal, Bear, Beau, Boas, Boaz, Borak, Brad, Bradd, Brady, Brae, Brain, Brand, Brant, Bravo, Bray, Bren, Bret, Bri, Brian, Brik, Brit, Broc, Brod, Brok, Bron, Bryan, Brye, Bryn, Byram, Byran, Byrom, Byrum, Cam, Cram, Doram, Elam, Gram, Ham, Hiram, Hyram, Isam, Joram, Kam, Karam, Kram, Liam, Lyam, Noam, Ram, Sam and Tam. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bram.

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