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Where did the English Portmane family come from? What is the English Portmane family crest and coat of arms? When did the Portmane family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Portmane family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Portman, Portmann, Porttman, Partman and others.
First found in Somerset where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Portmane research. Another 167 words(12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Portmane History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 43 words(3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Portmane Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Christopher Portman, who came to Carolina in 1679; and Caspar Portman, who settled in New York in 1881.
The Portmane Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Portmane 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.
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