Breck Name Meaning

Scottish: nickname from Gaelic breac ‘speckled’. English: unexplained. German: topographic name related to Middle Low German brake ‘uncultivated land’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Beck, Brick, Reck, Brock, Boeck, Brack, Bruck, Brede, Rock, Boock

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Breck Family Origin

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Breck Family Occupations

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  • Accountant

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Gentleman

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Breck family was Gentleman. The most common Breck occupation in Canada was Accountant. 33% of Breck's were Accountants. Accountant and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Breck.

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Breck Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Breck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Breck in 1946 was 39, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breck

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