Breger Family History
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Breger Name Meaning
topographic name from Slavic breg ‘slope’, ‘bank’, ‘mountainside’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. Compare Slovenian Bregar. from a German thieves’ jargon term meaning ‘beggar’. nickname for someone with a loud, strident voice, from a noun derivative of bregen ‘to roar’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press