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Bram Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Bram is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Bram is "raven".  

It is also of Scottish origin, where its meaning is "brushwood" and English origin, where its meaning is "father of multitudes".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 2451 in baby name popularity for boys with 51 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Bram Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Bram has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Bram to other names.


Abraham is referred to as "our Father" in both the bible and the Quran. For this reason, Judaism, Christianity and Islam are considered "Abrahamic religions".

According to the book of Genesis, Abraham is the founding patriarch of the Israelites and other kindred peoples.

Jews, Christians, and Muslims consider Abraham to be the father of the people of Israel. For Jews and Christians this is through his son Isaac, by his wife Sarah.

Muslims also believe that Abraham is a prophet of Islam and the ancestor of Muhammad. For Muslims this is through his son Ishmael, by his wife Hagar, Sarah's handmaiden.

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Related Names

Bram is a diminutive (nickname) of Abraham.

Other Tidbits

Bram falls into the bird name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Bram in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Bram.

Just for fun, see the name Bram in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Bram in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.