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Breitwieser Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living by a broad meadow, from Middle High German breit ‘broad’, ‘wide’ + wise ‘meadow’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Breiter, Grieser, Reisinger, Reiter, Breighner, Bredemeier, Preiser

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Breitwieser Family Origin

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Breitwieser Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Gardner

    10%
  • Keeps Notion Store

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

In 1880, the most common Breitwieser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Breitwieser's were Farmers. Farmer, Gardner and Keeps Notion Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Breitwieser. A less common occupation for the Breitwieser family was Laborer.

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Breitwieser Historical Records

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Breitwieser Life Expectancy

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