Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Brekken

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Alt. Meaning

B is for beauty, that comes from within.

R is for respect, earned through your actions

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

N is for narrator, tell many stories

Notable Persons With the Last Name Brekken

Notable Persons With the Last Name Brekken

Ellen Brekken

Ellen Brekken is a jazz, pop, rock, folk music, and theatre musician. She plays Upright bass, bass guitar, tuba, backing vocals, and Double bass. She was most prominent from 2000 to present. Ellen was born on June 20th, 1985 in Tynset.

Jacob Brekken

Jacob Brekken is an athlete for the Frigg Oslo FK.

Thomas Brekken

Thomas Brekken is an athlete for the Valdres FK.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Brekken U.S.
  White 93.86% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.05% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Brekken

People with the last name Brekken are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Brekken

  • How Popular is the name Brekken? Brekken is the 18,867th most popular name of all time. As a last name Brekken was the 59,171st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Brekken have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 411 babies born with the first name Brekken in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brekken to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brekken? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2001 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Brekken born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brekken was in 2014 with a total of 37 babies.
  • Random Brekken Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brekken is not a popular baby boy's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Dakota have the same name in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Brekken: The name spelled backwards is Nekkerb. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Bkkrnee. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Brekken? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 342 people with the last name Brekken.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Brekken? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Brekken as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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