Breck Surname Origin
An old word signifying broken, a gap; Brecca, an old law term which we find in old Latin deeds, was used to denote a breach, decay, or want of repair. Breck is also used in some parts of England to denote pasture. Breck, Gaelic, is a wolf or wild savage.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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