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Breitwieser Early Origins



The surname Breitwieser was first found in Austria, where the name Braitwiese was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society of early European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Breitwieser Spelling Variations


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Breitwieser Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Braitwiese, Braytwiese, Breytwiese, Braitwiess, Braitweiss, Braitweisse, Breitwieser, Breitwiser and many more.

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Breitwieser Early History


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Breitwieser Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Breitwieser research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the year 1630 is included under the topic Early Breitwieser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Breitwieser Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Breitwieser Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Breitwieser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johannes Breitwieser, who landed in North America in 1837
  • Georg Heinrich Breitwieser is recorded as having arrived in America in 1838
  • Georg Heinrich, I Breitwieser, who landed in North America in 1838
  • I Breitwieser, aged 14, arrived in America in 1855
  • Charles Breitwieser, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1866
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    7. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    11. ...

    The Breitwieser Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Breitwieser 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 January 2015 at 10:10.

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