Home   |   Customer Service   |   Site Map   |   Name Search   |   How To Buy

Shopping Cart
0 Items
BBB - A+ Rating - the best there is
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2014

Where did the German Worthen family come from? What is the German Worthen family crest and coat of arms? When did the Worthen family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Worthen family history?

The German surname Worthen was derived from the Low German word "werth," denoting an inkeeper or landlord.

 More

Spelling variations of this family name include: Werthen, Werthern, Wurthern, Woerthern, Worthen, Worthern, Warthern, Werther, Werthenberg, Worther, Werther, Werten and many more.

First found in Thuringia, where the family was known for its contributions to the prosperity and culture of the emerging feudal society. The family branched into numerous houses, many of which acquired estates and manors throughout the surrounding regions.


 More

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Worthen research. Another 207 words(15 lines of text) covering the years 1520, 1665, 1702, 1728, 1730, 1772, 1791, 1806, and 1859 are included under the topic Early Worthen History in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

Another 50 words(4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Worthen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Worthen Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century


  • H Worthen, aged 26, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847

 More

  • Joey Worthen (b. 1979), American soccer player
  • Samuel Lee Worthen (b. 1958), is a former American NBA player
  • Shawn Worthen (b. 1978), former American football defensive tackle
  • Molly Worthen (b. 1981), American writer and journalist
  • John E. Worthen (b. 1933), the American 11th President of Ball State University and the 20th President of Indiana University
  • Major Ezekiel Worthen, American New Hampshire native who participated in the American Revolutionary War


 More

Popular Family Crest Products
 
Worthen Armorial History With Coat of Arms
Worthen Coat of Arms & Surname History Package
Worthen Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage Series
Worthen Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chain
Worthen Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee Mug
Worthen Armorial History with Frame
Worthen Framed Surname History and Coat of Arms
More Family Crest Products
 More

 More

  1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  2. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  3. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
  4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  8. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
  9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
  11. ...

The Worthen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Worthen 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 15 March 2012 at 16:09.

©2000-2014 Swyrich Corporation. See Terms of Use for details.
houseofnames.com is an internet property owned by Swyrich Corporation.


Sign Up


BBB - A+ Rating - the best there is