The Warthy surname was a habitational name, taken on from any of various places named Worth. The place names in turn come from the Old English "worð," meaning "enclosure," or "settlement."
Early Origins of the Warthy family
The surname Warthy was first found in Devon
at Washfield, a parish, in the union of Tiverton, hundred
of West Budleigh. "The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £19. 7. 6., and in the gift of J. Francis Worth, Esq. The church contains an old oak screen, which has been painted white; and a curious monument with brasses to the family of Worth." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Warthy family
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Warthy Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Warthy family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Ellis Worth (Woorth)(c. 1587-1659), a noted English actor in the Jacobean and Caroline eras, a leading member of two important companies: Queen... Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Warthy Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Warthy family to Ireland
Some of the Warthy family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Warthy family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Warthy Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Ambrose Warthy, who arrived in Maryland in 1673 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)