Gender: Male Meaning of Brecken: "freckled, speckled" Origin of Brecken: Variation of Breccan; Irish Brecken's Popularity in 2018: #737

Brecken Origin and Meaning

The name Brecken is a boy's name meaning "freckled, speckled".

Brecken is a fresh, distinctively Irish alternative to similar-sounding (and much more popular) Beckett or Beckham. While Brecken is a spelling variation of the original Breccan, it's the most popular form of the name. By whatever spelling, it's a name we'll likely see rise in popularity.

Spelled Breckin, it's the given name of actor Meyer, known for Road Trip and Rat Race.

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Rank in US: #737

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Runa Says:


I've only met one Brecken and they're a girl

KJGlitter Says:


I disliked this name at first, but it's been kinda growing on me. I prefer the spelling Breccan, though - seems softer somehow.

Zelliew Says:


Reminds me of bracken

caroblaise Says:


Reminds me too much of "beckon" and "reckon".