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Brekken Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farms named Brekken (‘the slope’), from the definite singular form of Brekke.

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


Similar surnames: Brekke, Brenden, Becken, Breden, Breeden, Bracken, Reker, Breckon

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Brekken Family Origin

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Brekken Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    88%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%

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In 1880, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Brekken. The most common Brekken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 88% of Brekken's were Farmers.

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Brekken Historical Records

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Brekken Life Expectancy

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