The German surname Wortherr was derived from the Low German word "werth," denoting an inkeeper or landlord.
The surname Wortherr was first found in Thuringia, where the family was known for its contributions to the prosperity and culture of the emerging
society. The family branched into numerous houses, many of which acquired estates and manors throughout the surrounding regions.
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of this family name include: Werthen, Werthern, Wurthern, Woerthern, Worthen, Worthern, Warthern, Werther, Werthenberg, Worther, Werther, Werten and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Christian Werther, a mercenary from Anhalt-Zerbst, Germany
, who served with the British forces during the American Revolution, and came to Quebec in 1778.