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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Breck

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Wiktionary

From Old Irish brecc.

  1. speckle, spot
  2. trout, brown trout

Notable Persons Named Breck

Breck Eisner is a film director. Breck was given the name Michael Breckenridge Eisner by his parent Michael Eisner on December 24th, 1970 in California.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Breck

Peter Breck was an actor. He was most active from 1956 to 2002. Peter was given the name Joseph Peter Breck on March 13th, 1929 in Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA. He died on February 6th, 2012.

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Jonathan Breck is an actor. Jonathan was given the name Jonathan Raymond Breck on February 17th, 1965 in Houston, Texas, U.S. Jonathan is also known as Jonathan Breck Harmel, Johnny Breck, John Breck, and Mark Breck.

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Freddy was born on January 21st, 1942. He left this life on December 17th, 2008.

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John was born in 1860. He breathed his last breath in 1899.

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The was born on June 27th, 1818 in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. He breathed his last breath on April 2nd, 1876.

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His military service ended in 1855. Samuel was born on February 25th, 1834 in Middleborough, Massachusetts. He breathed his last breath on February 23rd, 1918.

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How popular is the baby name Breck in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1945 5 0 5
1946 6 0 6
1947 6 0 6
1948 8 0 8
1949 7 0 7
1950 8 0 8
1951 20 0 20
1952 16 0 16
1953 23 0 23
1954 17 0 17
1955 13 0 13
1956 29 0 29
1957 28 0 28
1958 29 0 29
1959 36 0 36
1960 36 0 36
1961 32 0 32
1962 39 0 39
1963 38 0 38
1964 24 0 24
1965 26 0 26
1966 28 0 28
1967 34 0 34
1968 24 0 24
1969 33 0 33
1970 39 5 34
1971 33 6 27
1972 34 6 28
1973 29 0 29
1974 21 8 13
1975 16 0 16
1976 11 0 11
1977 30 10 20
1978 24 9 15
1979 23 5 18
1980 21 9 12
1981 29 9 20
1982 24 11 13
1983 20 11 9
1984 31 8 23
1985 37 12 25
1986 26 8 18
1987 38 9 29
1988 33 12 21
1989 29 8 21
1990 33 12 21
1991 29 0 29
1992 20 0 20
1993 29 10 19
1994 25 7 18
1995 28 11 17
1996 28 13 15
1997 26 10 16
1998 21 12 9
1999 29 13 16
2000 36 16 20
2001 32 13 19
2002 49 15 34
2003 39 10 29
2004 50 14 36
2005 50 16 34
2006 55 10 45
2007 59 10 49
2008 56 8 48
2009 57 5 52
2010 83 10 73
2011 69 0 69
2012 75 8 67
2013 75 5 70
2014 86 7 79
2015 80 5 75
2016 93 7 86
2017 80 0 80

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Popularity of Breck as a first name

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Popularity of Breck as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Breck U.S.
  White 92.89% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.87% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.12% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Breck

People with the last name Breck are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Breck

  • How Popular is the name Breck? Breck is the 5,866th most popular name of all time. As a last name Breck was the 29,447th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Breck have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,505 babies born with the first name Breck in the United States. That's more than enough people named Breck to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Breck? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1945 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Breck first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Breck is Tuesday, November 26th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Breck born? The highest recorded use of the first name Breck was in 2016 with a total of 86 babies.
  • Random Breck Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Breck is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Breck: Your name in reverse order is Kcerb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Breck. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Breck? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 802 people with the last name Breck.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Breck? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Breck as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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