Early Origins of the Porttham family
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." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
Early History of the Porttham family
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Porttham Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Portman, Portmann, Porttman, Partman and others.
Early Notables of the Porttham family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Porttham family to the New World and Oceana
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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