Meaning and Origin of Breck - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Breck

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Freckled

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Scottish : nickname from Gaelic breac ‘speckled’.
  • English : unexplained.
  • German : topographic name related to Middle Low German brāke ‘uncultivated land’.
  • Breck was the name of a Massachusetts Bay family prominent in the earliest settlement. Edward Breck settled in Dorchester, MA, in 1636, and died there in 1662.