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

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  • Keeping House

  • Brewer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpet Manf


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Breitling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Breitling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Breitling 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 494 immigration records available for the last name Breitling. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 873 military records available for the last name Breitling. For the veterans among your Breitling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Breitling Life Expectancy

What is the average Breitling lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, 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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