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Porth Early Origins



The surname Porth was first found in Somerset where the name was derived from the trade or occupation of a civic officer. "The family of this name in Somersetshire, appear to have been eminent so early as the reign of Edward I." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

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Porth Spelling Variations


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Porth Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Portman, Portmann, Porttman, Partman and others.

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Porth Early History


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Porth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Porth research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1646, 1643 and 1690 are included under the topic Early Porth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Porth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Porth Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Porth Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Porth Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Balthasar Porth, who arrived in Frederick County, Maryland in 1701
  • Chretien Porth, who landed in America in 1777-1783

Porth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Porth, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1856

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Contemporary Notables of the name Porth (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Porth (post 1700)



  • George W. Porth, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1893-98
  • Ari Porth, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1996

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Porth Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Other References

  1. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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The Porth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Porth 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 3 November 2015 at 09:23.

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