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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Brecher

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brechen +‎ -er

  1. (nautical or engineering) breaker

Notable Persons With the Last Name Brecher

Irving S. Brecher was a screenwriter, producer, and director. He was most active from 1937 to 1963. Irving was born on January 17th, 1914 in The Bronx. He passed away on November 17th, 2008.


Egon Brecher was an actor. He was most active from 1903 to 1946. Egon was born on February 18th, 1880 in Olmütz, Austria-Hungary. He passed away on October 12th, 1946.


Yanick Brecher is a soccer player for the FC Zürich, FC Wil 1900, Switzerland national under-19 football team, and Switzerland national under-21 football team. Yanick was born on May 25th, 1993 in Zürich.


Edward was born Edward M. Brecher in 1912. He left this life on April 15th, 1989.


Alvaro was born on April 9th, 1976 in Montevideo.


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Popularity of Brecher as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brecher U.S.
  White 97.58% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.09% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brecher

People with the last name Brecher are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Brecher

  • How Popular is the name Brecher? As a last name Brecher was the 28,809th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Brecher? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Brecher was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Brecher: Your name in reverse order is Rehcerb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eehbcrr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brecher? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 826 people with the last name Brecher.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brecher? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Brecher as their last name since less than 1 person in 357k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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