Breitman Family History

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Breitman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a stout or fat person, from German breit ‘broad’ + Mann ‘man’, or Yiddish breyt + man.

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

Similar surnames: Reitman, Kreitman, Brotman, Weitman, Freidman, Roitman, Freiman

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Breitman Family Origin

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Breitman Family Occupations

What did your Breitman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Piano Maker and Retired Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Breitman. The most common Breitman occupation in the USA was Piano Maker. 50% of Breitman's were Piano Makers.

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  • Piano Maker

  • Retired Farmer


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

Breitman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Breitman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breitmancensus 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 858 immigration records available for the last name Breitman. 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 289 military records available for the last name Breitman. For the veterans among your Breitman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breitman Life Expectancy

What is the average Breitman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Breitman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Breitman in 1962 was 82, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Breitman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breitman 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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