Wortman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Wortman family

The surname Wortman was first found in Devon where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Wortham from ancient times. Wortham is also a village and parish in Suffolk which dates back to Edward the Confessor. Worsham is a hamlet in Oxfordshire which dates back hundreds of years. Worthen is a village in Shropshire.

Early History of the Wortman family

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Wortman Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Wortham, Worthem and others.

Early Notables of the Wortman family (pre 1700)

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Wortman Ranking

In the United States, the name Wortman is the 7,234th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]

United States Wortman migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wortman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Thomas, Ann, John and Mary Wortman, who all, who settled in Virginia in 1643
  • Ann Wortman, who arrived in Virginia in 1643 [2]
  • Jon Wortman, who landed in Virginia in 1643 [2]
  • Mary Wortman, who arrived in Virginia in 1643 [2]
  • Tho Wortman, who arrived in Virginia in 1643 [2]
Wortman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • P Wortman, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 [2]
Wortman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • William Wortman, who landed in Mississippi in 1874 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Wortman (post 1700) +

  • Denys Wortman (1887-1958), American painter, cartoonist and comic strip creator of the nationally syndicated comic strip Metropolitan Movies (1924-1954)
  • George G. Wortman (1841-1913), Canadian-born, American soldier who served in the U.S. Army during the American Civil War and the Indian Wars awarded the Medal of Honor for his service in the Arizona Territory during the summer of 1868
  • Gabrielle Wortman (b. 1989), American lead singer of the electronic band, TEMP3ST
  • William Lewis "Chuck" Wortman (1892-1977), American Major League Baseball player who played from 1916 to 1918
  • John Wortman, American businessman, co-founder of Olds, Wortman & King, a department store in Portland, Oregon in the 1800s
  • Keith Delane Wortman (b. 1950), American NFL offensive lineman who played from 1972 to 1981
  • Kevin D. Wortman (b. 1969), American professional IHL and AHL ice hockey player, awarded the 1991-1992 Ken McKenzie Trophy
  • Frank L. "Buster" Wortman (1904-1968), American bootlegger, gambler and a former member of the Shelton Brothers Gang during Prohibition

Triangle Waist Company
  • Mr. Peter Wortman, American worker who was at Triangle Waist Company factory at the Asch building in Greenwich Village on the 25th March 1911 when fire broke out; he survived the fire [3]

  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire (retrieved on 3rd August 2021.) Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triangle_Shirtwaist_Factory_fire

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