Holland Lops are good if you want a smaller rabbit. They average only up to 4 pounds. There is also the American Fuzzy Lop which is a Holland Lop with wool. But, they are not good for allergy sensitive people and they need additional grooming. Holland Lops can live outside, and as a matter of fact, any breed can. To help you, here's a list of the breeds I have and my experiences with them.
Mini Rex- most are nice, a little bit on the hyper side, and can sometimes be nippy. However, they make good pets. Mine just happens to be an evil beast. Average wieght: 4 pounds Note: they have the softest hair of any rabbit. It is short and velvety. Come in many colors. Normal eared. Showing is competitive
Holland Lop- the most popular rabbit breed of all time, they are almost always sweethearts. Come in a wide array of colors. Lop eared. Pretty hardy overall. Best pets ever. Showing is very competitive. Average weight: 4 pounds
Note: lop eared rabbits get hot easier than normal eared, but it is not a drastic difference
mine loves people and cannot live without them
American Fuzzy Lop- a Holland Lop with hair. Sweethearts, do great in winter, keep cool in summer, additional grooming may be required. Not good for sensitive allergies. Come in many colors. Cuties! Average weight: 4 pounds. Mine makes squeaky noises and has a funny personality!
New Zealand- large, meat rabbits, but in my opinion, make better pets! Lazy, big, thick furred, but not long. They will sit on your lap for hours, and have funny personalities. Mine makes strange sounds, sometimes punches, and thinks she's the boss! But she is still sweet and a male would probably be a better choice. Average weight: 10-11 pounds, sometimes 12. Do not come in many colors (red, black, black and white, red eyed white, and blue is in developement) Note: some tend to be shy depending on where they are raised, but with some work, can be tamed. We had work to tame mine for a month, but she is now sweet.
Polish-(yes, it is also a rabbit breed!) Tiny, little bundles of fun! Some are hyper, some are calm. They all have very different, playful personalities. They are a favorite of mine. They have short ears, are very heat hardy, and do surprisingly well in the winter. Average weight: 2 1/2 pounds. Mine is the funniest rabbit I've ever met. He throws toys around, and makes a wide variety of sounds including the occasional Chihuahua bark. However, he can be VERY messy, and sometimes nips when excited. I still love him though!
English Spot- an old world, running rabbit. They have arched backs and very cool spotted patterns. They are a skittish breed and need regular excersise if their cage is small. They can be nippy, but mine is very calm and sweet. They are very hard to show. Not recommended for a young child, or a first rabbit. Gain some experience and they make great animals. Average wieght: 8 pounds
Hops this helps, but hese are only six of the 47 registered ARBA breeds.