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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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See Also


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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. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. 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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