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Origine of last name

BREESE : 1: English (Montgomeryshire; also Norfolk): nickname for an irritating person from Middle English brese ‘gadfly’ (Old English brēosa). See also <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Breeze">Breeze</a> compare <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Breece">Breece</a>.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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