Breitling Family History

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Breitling Name Meaning

from the name of a fish, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble a fish in some way. habitational name for someone who lived at the widening of the Warnow river near Rostock which is so named, from breit ‘broad’ + the suffix -ling denoting affiliation.

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


Similar surnames: Dreiling, Creveling, Breiding, Reichling, Breitinger, Drilling

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Breitling Family Origin

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Breitling Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Brewer

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Carpet Manf

    8%

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In 1880, Keeping House, Brewer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breitling. A less common occupation for the Breitling family was Carpet Manf. The most common Breitling occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 17% of Breitling's were Keeping Houses.

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Breitling Life Expectancy

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