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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Brack
An opening caused by the parting of any solid body; a crack or breach; a flaw.

Etymology: Cf.D. braak, Dan. bræk, a breaking, Sw. & Icel. brak a crackling, creaking. Cf. Breach

noun Brack
Salt or brackish water.

Etymology: D. brak, adj., salt; cf. LG. wrak refuse, G. brack


Middle Dutch brac.

  1. (obsolete) Salt or brackish water.

Compare Dutch braak.

  1. An opening caused by the parting of a solid body; a crack or breach.

    brack was also found in the following language(s): Scots

    Notable Persons Named Brack

    He breathed his last breath in 1888.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Brack

    Kenny Bräck is a racing driver. Kenny was born on March 21st, 1966 in Arvika.


    Viktor Brack is a chief of office ii: affairs of the party, state, the armed forces in the chancellery of the führer of the nsdap, and nazi party.


    John Brack was an artist in the fields of painting, drawing, and printmaking. John was given the name Cecil John Brack on May 10th, 1920 in South Melbourne, Australia. He breathed his last breath on February 11th, 1999.


    Bill Brack is a formula one racer.


    Robert was born in 1953.


    Walter was born on November 20th, 1880. He left this life on July 19th, 1919.


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    Popularity of Brack as a last name

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    Common last names for Brack

    • Johnson
    • Jackson
    • Davis

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Brack U.S.
      White 84.34% 64.26%
      African American 9.36% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.89% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.47% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 2.01% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 2.93% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Brack

    People with the last name Brack are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Brack

    • How Popular is the name Brack? Brack is the 18,546th most popular name of all time. As a last name Brack was the 9,108th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Brack have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 401 babies born with the first name Brack in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brack to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brack? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Brack first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brack is Wednesday, September 7th, 1870.
    • What year had the most people named Brack born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brack was in 1922 with a total of 11 babies.
    • Random Brack Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brack is not a popular baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1922.
    • Weird things about the name Brack: Your name in reverse order is Kcarb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Crbka. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Brack? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,588 people with the last name Brack.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brack? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Brack as their last name.

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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