Breithaupt Family History

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Breithaupt Name Meaning

German: nickname for a man with a broad head, from Middle High German breit ‘broad’ + houpt ‘head’. Compare Bredehoft.

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


Similar surnames: Weishaupt, Breitbach, Bretthauer, Breitbarth, Bredthauer, Breitman

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Breithaupt Family Origin

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Breithaupt Family Occupations

What did your Breithaupt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Cabinet Finisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breithaupt. A less common occupation for the Breithaupt family was Cooper. The most common Breithaupt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Breithaupt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Tailor

    11%
  • Cabinet Finisher

    6%
  • Cooper

    6%

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Breithaupt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Breithaupt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breithaupt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Breithaupt. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Breithaupt. For the veterans among your Breithaupt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breithaupt Life Expectancy

What is the average Breithaupt lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Breithaupt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Breithaupt in 1957 was 29, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breithaupt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breithaupt ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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