Breitinger Family History

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Breitinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from either of two places named Breitingen, near Leipzig and in Württemberg.

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

Similar surnames: Breidinger, Reininger, Behringer, Reisinger, Bettinger, Reidinger

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Breitinger Family Origin

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Breitinger Family Occupations

What did your Breitinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Coal Miner, Conveyances and Drygoods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breitinger. A less common occupation for the Breitinger family was Watch Maker. The most common Breitinger occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 40% of Breitinger's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Conveyances

  • Drygoods Merchant

  • Watch Maker


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

Breitinger Historical Records

What Breitinger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 862 census records available for the last name Breitinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breitinger 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 226 immigration records available for the last name Breitinger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 529 military records available for the last name Breitinger. For the veterans among your Breitinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breitinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Breitinger lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Breitinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Breitinger in 1959 was 48, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breitinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breitinger 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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