Breckenridge Family History
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Breckenridge Name Meaning
Scottish, northern Irish, and English: habitational name from Brackenrig in Lanarkshire, so named with northern Middle English braken ‘bracken’ (Old Norse brækni) + rigg ‘ridge’ (Old Norse hryggr), or from a similarly named place in northern England.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Brackenridge, Breckinridge, Buckridge, Greenidge, Claridge, Lockridge