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Breitbach Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place in Bavaria named Breitbach, from Middle High German breit ‘broad’ + bach ‘stream’. Compare Breitenbach.

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


Similar surnames: Breitenbach, Steinbach, Leimbach, Heinbach, Krebsbach, Leinbach

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Breitbach Family Origin

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Breitbach Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    17%
  • Plow Fitter

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Breitbach occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Breitbach's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Breitbach family was Plow Fitter. Farmer and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Breitbach.

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Breitbach Historical Records

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Breitbach Life Expectancy

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