Brecken

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Brecken

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Brecken means "Sweet boy who is chosen by God".
  • A user from Oklahoma, United States says the name Brecken is of German origin and means "Freckly Speckle".
Other origins: English

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Wiktionary
  1. A male given name

Notable Persons With the Last Name Brecken

Paul was born in 1886. He left this life on September 4th, 1960.

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Ralph was born in 1770. He died on July 1st, 1813.

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Frederick was born on December 9th, 1828. He died on October 14th, 1903.

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John was born on February 23rd, 1800. He breathed his last breath on November 2nd, 1847.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1976 6 6 0
1981 9 9 0
1982 5 5 0
1983 11 11 0
1984 7 7 0
1985 11 11 0
1986 10 10 0
1987 5 5 0
1988 9 9 0
1989 7 7 0
1990 19 11 8
1991 6 6 0
1992 6 6 0
1993 18 9 9
1994 19 13 6
1995 11 11 0
1996 24 14 10
1997 24 14 10
1998 28 13 15
1999 28 12 16
2000 50 19 31
2001 51 16 35
2002 80 21 59
2003 83 30 53
2004 86 29 57
2005 92 17 75
2006 107 21 86
2007 139 31 108
2008 153 32 121
2009 231 38 193
2010 220 30 190
2011 237 33 204
2012 278 34 244
2013 273 34 239
2014 337 33 304
2015 359 25 334
2016 363 31 332
2017 369 32 337

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International Interest for Brecken

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Brecken as a first name

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Popularity of Brecken as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Brecken

  • How Popular is the name Brecken? Brecken is the 4,524th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Brecken have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,771 babies born with the first name Brecken in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brecken to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brecken? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Brecken first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brecken is Wednesday, January 12th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Brecken born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brecken was in 2017 with a total of 337 babies.
  • Random Brecken Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brecken is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Brecken: Your name in reverse order is Nekcerb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ekbrnec. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
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