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Early Origins of the Breitenberger family

The surname Breitenberger was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in the early period of history with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout Europe. The name would later emerge as an influential noble family, having many distinguished branches, and well known for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

Early History of the Breitenberger family

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Breitenberger Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Breitenstein, Britenstine, Bridenstine, Bridenstein, Breitenberg, Breittenberg, Breitenberge, Breidenbergs, Breidenbberg, Breitenbach, Breidenbach, Breidenstein, Breitenberger, Breitenbuck, von Riedt and many more.

Early Notables of the Breitenberger family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Breitenberger family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johannes Breidenstein, who came to America in 1776; Adam Breidenbach, who came to North America in 1776; Elias Breidenstein, who settled in New York, NY in 1782.

Contemporary Notables of the name Breitenberger (post 1700)

  • Edward Byrne Breitenberger (b. 1966), birth name of Edd Byrnes, an American actor best known for his starring role in the television series 77 Sunset Strip
  • Gerhard Breitenberger (b. 1954), former international Austrian footballer, member of the Austria National Team (1976-1978)

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