Last name: BREEN

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BREEN : This last name is indexed 95,337 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BREEN : 1: Irish: either a shortened form of McBreen or an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Braoin ‘descendant of Braon’ a byname meaning ‘moisture drop’.2: Norwegian: habitational name from the farm name Bre(d)en from Old Norse breithr ‘wide’ + -en from vin ‘meadow’.3: In some cases also an Americanized form of Breton Briand.

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