Breit Name Meaning

German: nickname for a stout or fat person, from Middle High German breit ‘broad’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Brest, Brent, Reil, Beitz, Greif, Breck, Brott, Brenn, Brede, Kreft

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Breit Family Origin

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Breit Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Breit occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Breit's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Undertaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breit. A less common occupation for the Breit family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Undertaker

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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Breit Historical Records

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Breit Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Breit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Breit in 1945 was 22, and 79 in 2004.

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