Gender: Male Meaning of Breccan: "freckled, speckled" Origin of Breccan: Irish

Breccan Origin and Meaning

The name Breccan is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "freckled, speckled".

This Irish name of a saint from the Isle of Aran also appears in myth and fantasy fiction, giving it an intriguing, mystical air.

Some modern parents are attempting to update the spelling, as in the actor Breckin (middle name Erin) Meyer or the most popular form of the name, Brecken.

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Famous People Named Breccan

Pop Culture References for the name Breccan

Brecon, Breck

Breccan's International Variations

Breácan (Irish)


danirose01 Says:



roseofjune Says:


For some reason I can't stand Breckin, but Breccan? How adorable! I love that it means freckled. However the meaning and origin both alienate it from my usage, since I am neither Irish nor freckled, haha!

Dealiciousmom Says:


This is currently the top of our list!

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I'm actually unexpectedly liking this name!