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Breitenberger Early Origins



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.

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Breitenberger Spelling Variations


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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.

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Breitenberger Early History


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Breitenberger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Breitenberger research. Another 137 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1690, 1837, 1856, and 1871 are included under the topic Early Breitenberger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Breitenberger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Breitenberger Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Breitenberger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Breitenberger (post 1700)


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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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Breitenberger Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    7. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
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    The Breitenberger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Breitenberger Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 September 2015 at 14:53.

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