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Abram Family History

Abram Surname Meaning

English, German, Dutch, Polish, Slovenian, and Jewish; Hungarian (Ábrám): from a reduced form of Abraham. English: habitational name from a place near Manchester, formerly Adburgham, named in Old English as ‘the homestead (Old English ham) of a woman called Eadburg’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Abrams, Bram, Brahm, Arras, Bream, Caram, Ram, Abramo, Bras, Adam

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Where is the Abram family from?

You can see how Abram families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Abram family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Abram families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 629 Abram families living in Lancashire. This was about 53% of all the recorded Abram's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Abram families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Abram surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Abram ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Abram. 11% of Abram men worked as a General Labourer and 67% of Abram women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Abram were Incapacitated and Household Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    11%
  • Farm Labourer
    9%
  • Bricklayer
    9%
  • Incapacitated
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    8%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Household Duties
    3%
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Census Records

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Abram. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abram census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Abram. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Abram. For the veterans among your Abram ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Abram lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Abram life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Abram in 1941 was 27, and 69 in 2004.

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