14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Breitkreutz Family History

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

10,147 Historical Documents and Family Trees with Breitkreutz on Ancestry.com
2,555 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
254 Military Records
192 Immigration Records
2,136 Census and Voter Lists
5,010 Member Family Trees

Discover more about your family

Start a free family tree and we'll help you find more family members.

Your name*Why?
Start with yourself. We will help you discover your family history in a few short steps.
Required

Maiden name if applicable

Age*
Invalid #
Gender

Name Distribution of Breitkreutz Families

  • Number of Breitkreutz families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Breitkreutz families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Breitkreutz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Breitkreutz census records

You can see how Breitkreutz families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Breitkreutz census records >

Breitkreutz Family Origin

Click on a place to view Breitkreutz immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Breitkreutz families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

View all Breitkreutz immigration records >

Breitkreutz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Breitkreutz immigration records

You can find out when most of the Breitkreutz families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

View all Breitkreutz immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Breitkreutz

Click on a circle in the chart to view Breitkreutz birth and death records

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your 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.

View all Breitkreutz ancestors in the SSDI

Breitkreutz Family Occupations

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Breitkreutz ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestors social and economic status.

Military Service by Breitkreutz

Did the Breitkreutzes fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

Message Board about Breitkreutz 13 Threads, 25 Messages

Look up another family name
×
  • Visit our other sites:

© 1997-2014 Ancestry.com | Corporate Information | New Privacy | Terms and Conditions