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Breitkreutz Name Meaning

German: probably a nickname for a person with a broad butt. Breitkreutz replaced an earlier, more transparent form of the surname, Breitarsch, the use of Kreuz (literally ‘cross’) as a euphemism for ‘buttocks’ first occurring in the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Beckert, Britz, Breithaupt, Breitbarth, Berrett, Breitwieser, Breiter

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Breitkreutz Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Breitkreutz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Breitkreutz in 1963 was 81, and 89 in 2004.

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