Breitenstein Family History

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Breitenstein Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German breit ‘broad’ + stein ‘rock’, or a habitational name from a place named Breitenstein or Breidenstein (with the same meaning), for example in Hesse.

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


Similar surnames: Eisenstein, Lichtenstein, Bernstein, Weinstein, Rosenstein

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Breitenstein Family Origin

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Breitenstein Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Breitenstein family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breitenstein. The most common Breitenstein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Breitenstein's were Farmers.

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Breitenstein Historical Records

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Breitenstein Life Expectancy

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