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Breaker History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Of all the Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Breaker is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived near a newly cultivated piece of land. The surname Breaker is derived from the Old English word bræc.

Early Origins of the Breaker family


The surname Breaker was first found in Shropshire where they held a family seat at Breche as Lords of the manor, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

Early History of the Breaker family


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Breaker Spelling Variations


The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Breaker has been spelled many different ways, including Breach, Brech, Britch and others.

Early Notables of the Breaker family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Breaker family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Breaker Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Isaac Breaker, aged 30, a shoemaker, who arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Buffalo" in 1836 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HMS BUFFALO 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Buffalo.htm
  • Jane Maria Breaker, aged 29, who arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Buffalo" in 1836 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HMS BUFFALO 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Buffalo.htm
  • Isaac Breaker, aged 12, who arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Buffalo" in 1836 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HMS BUFFALO 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Buffalo.htm
  • John James Breaker, aged 7, who arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Buffalo" in 1836 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HMS BUFFALO 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Buffalo.htm
  • Henry William Breaker, aged 5, who arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Buffalo" in 1836 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HMS BUFFALO 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Buffalo.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HMS BUFFALO 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Buffalo.htm

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