Last name: BREESE

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BREESE : This last name is indexed 21,424 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BREESE : 1: English (Montgomeryshire; also Norfolk): nickname for an irritating person from Middle English brese ‘gadfly’ (Old English brēosa). See also Breeze compare Breece.2: German: habitational name from any of numerous places called Breese or Breesen in Mecklenburg Wendland (near Hanover) Brandenburg and Pomerania. In some cases the placename is derived from a Slavic word meaning ‘birch’ (brěza in Old Slavic).

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