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Breitner Early Origins



The surname Breitner was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.

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Breitner Spelling Variations


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Breitner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Breitenack, Breitenbauch, Breitebuch, Breitenbauch and many more.

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Breitner Early History


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Breitner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Breitner research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Breitner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Breitner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Breitner Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Breitner 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 were:

Breitner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Michael Breitner, who arrived in Cayenne in 1763
  • Johann Georg Breitner, who arrived in Cayenne in 1764
  • Johan Christian Breitner, who settled in Philadelphia in 1770

Breitner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Franz Breitner, who arrived in New York, NY in 1868
  • Jacob Breitner, who settled in Philadelphia in 1879

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
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    The Breitner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Breitner 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 4 March 2014 at 14:48.

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