What does Breton mean?

Definitions for Breton
ˈbrɛt nbre·ton

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Breton.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bretonnoun

    a native or inhabitant of Brittany (especially one who speaks the Breton language)

  2. Bretonnoun

    a Celtic language of Brittany


  1. Bretonnoun

    A person from Brittany.

  2. Bretonadjective

    Of or pertaining to Brittany.

  3. Bretonnoun

    The Celtic language of Brittany.


  1. breton

    Breton refers to anything related to Brittany, a region in northwest France. It can refer to the Breton people, an ethnic group native to this region, or the Breton language, a Celtic language spoken by some inhabitants of Brittany. Additionally, Breton can also refer to a type of draft horse breed from the same region. The use of the term depends on the context in which it is used.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bretonadjective

    of or relating to Brittany, or Bretagne, in France

  2. Bretonnoun

    a native or inhabitant of Brittany, or Bretagne, in France; also, the ancient language of Brittany; Armorican


  1. Breton

    Breton is a village in central Alberta, Canada. It is located southwest of Edmonton. Originally called Keystone, it was established in 1909 by a group of African-American immigrants as a block settlement. The town is named after former Alberta MLA Douglas Breton. It has one High School and one elementary school. It has a volunteer fire department, two grocery stores, two golf courses, four restaurants, two hair parlors, a police station with three officers and one secretary.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Breton

    bret′un, adj. belonging to Brittany or Bretagne, in France.

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  1. breton

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Breton is ranked #7682 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Breton surname appeared 4,322 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Breton.

    69.2% or 2,991 total occurrences were White.
    24.5% or 1,059 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    4% or 173 total occurrences were Black.
    1.2% or 55 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 37 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.1% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Breton in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Breton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Breton in a Sentence

  1. Justin Trudeau:

    Cape Breton is lovely all times of the year, and if people do want to make choices that perhaps suit their lifestyles better, Canada is always welcoming.

  2. Adriana Lima:

    The security gate at the entrance and 24/7 patrol serves as a way to ensure only homeowners, their guests, and members enter Indian Creek Island. This is a crucial reason that celebrities such as Julio Iglesias, Adriana Lima, Carl Icahn, Jeffrey Soffer, Eddie Lampert and Peter Breton -- amongst many others -- have lived there.

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