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

What did your Breitling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Breitling occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 17% of Breitling's were Keeping Houses. 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.

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  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Brewer

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Carpet Manf

    8%

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Breitling Historical Records

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Breitling Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Breitling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Breitling in 1961 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

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