See also: breit and bréit

English edit

Etymology edit

German topographic surname for someone living near a wide brook, from breit (wide, broad).

Proper noun edit

Breit (plural Breits)

  1. A surname.

Derived terms edit

Statistics edit

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Breit is the 20408th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 1302 individuals. Breit is most common among White (94.01%) individuals.

Further reading edit

  • Kluge, Friedrich, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache, 24 durchgesehene, Berlin, Walter de Gruyter, 2002.

Anagrams edit

German edit

 
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Distribution of Breits in Germany

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʁaɪ̯t/
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  • Hyphenation: Breit

Proper noun edit

Breit m or f (proper noun, surname, masculine genitive Breits or (with an article) Breit, feminine genitive Breit, plural Breits)

  1. a surname

Related terms edit