First name origin & meaning:
Last 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.
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