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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Brecker

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Alt. Meaning

B is for befriend, it is so easy for you.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Brecker

Michael Brecker was a jazz, post-bop, jazz fusion, funk, rhythm, blues, and rock music saxophone and composer. He plays Tenor saxophone and EWI (musical instrument). His career lasted from 1969 to 2007. Michael was given the name Michael Leonard Brecker on March 29th, 1949 in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, United States. He breathed his last breath on January 13th, 2007.


Randy Brecker is a jazz, jazz fusion, funk, rhythm, blues, and rock music musician. He plays Trumpet and Flugelhorn. Randy was given the name Randal Edward Brecker on November 27th, 1945 in United States.


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Popularity of Brecker as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brecker U.S.
  White 97.23% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brecker

People with the last name Brecker are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Brecker

  • How Popular is the name Brecker? Brecker is the 62,880th most popular name of all time. As a last name Brecker was the 56,588th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Brecker have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 19 babies born with the first name Brecker in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brecker? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2009 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Brecker born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brecker was in 2012 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Brecker: Your name in reverse order is Rekcerb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rckbere. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brecker? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 361 people with the last name Brecker.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brecker? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Brecker as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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