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Origin and Meaning of Breheny

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

R is for realist, the way you are.

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

H is for heart, warm and loving.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Breheny

Mary Ward is an actress. She was most active from 1933 to present. Mary was given the name Mary Ward Breheny on March 6th, 1914 in Fremantle. Mary is also known as Mary Ward.


Jack was born on May 17th, 1910 in Toowoomba. He breathed his last breath on February 11th, 2009.


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Popularity of Breheny as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Breheny U.S.
  White 94.07% 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 1.29% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.61% 16.26%

Of Last Name Breheny

People with the last name Breheny are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Breheny

  • How Popular is the name Breheny? As a last name Breheny was the 53,316th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Breheny? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Breheny was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Breheny: Your name in reverse order is Yneherb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nryebhe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Breheny? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 388 people with the last name Breheny.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Breheny? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Breheny as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Breheny born Oct 7, 1977

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of New Guinea approximately on 725. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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