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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

What did your Breitwieser ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Gardner

    10%
  • Keeps Notion Store

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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

Breitwieser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Breitwieser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breitwieser 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Breitwieser. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Breitwieser. For the veterans among your Breitwieser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breitwieser Life Expectancy

What is the average Breitwieser lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Breitwieser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Breitwieser in 1958 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Breitwieser 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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