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Origin and popularity of the name BREITHAUPT

Origin

Breithaupt : German: nickname for a man with a broad head from Middle High German breit ‘broad’ + houbet houpt ‘head’. Compare Bredehoft.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 2,795 individuals with the name BREITHAUPT on Geneanet.

 

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