Posted By:Jon Brees
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Subject:Re: the name breese
Post Date:August 08, 1999 at 14:15:19
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/breese/messages/160.html
Forum:Breese Family Genealogy Forum
Forum URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/breese/

David:

From what I've seen, the name Brees (Breese, Breeze, Brice, etc.) were derived from the Welch term "ab Rees" meaning in this case "son of Rees". Breese/ze is apparently a familiar surname on the South Wales border.

What's a gadfly?

Jon