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Breitenbach Name Meaning

German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of the numerous places called Breitenbach or Breidenbach, meaning ‘broad stream’, for example in Westphalia, Rhineland, and Hesse. Compare Breitbach.

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


Similar surnames: Breitbach, Reichenbach, Eisenbach, Breidenbach, Weidenbach

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Breitenbach Family Origin

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Breitenbach Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Grocer

    7%
  • Hotel Keeper

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Breitenbach family was Hotel Keeper. Laborer, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breitenbach. The most common Breitenbach occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Breitenbach's were Laborers.

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Breitenbach Historical Records

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Breitenbach Life Expectancy

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