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Portment Early Origins



The surname Portment 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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Portment Spelling Variations


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Portment Spelling Variations



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

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Portment Early History


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Portment Early History



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

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Portment Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Portment Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Portment 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 or some of its variants were: Christopher Portman, who came to Carolina in 1679; and Caspar Portman, who settled in New York in 1881.

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