Last name: BREED

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BREED : This last name is indexed 38,956 times on Geneanet!

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BREED : 1: English (Bedfordshire): topographic name for someone who lived ‘(by the) broad place’ typically a cultivated strip of land in an area of common land from Middle English brede (Old English brǣdu ‘breadth’) or a habitational name from any of various minor places so named for example Brede in Sussex named from the same word with the sense ‘broad valley’.2: Dutch: nickname for a well-built man from breed ‘broad’.

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