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Wortman Early Origins



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.

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Wortman Spelling Variations


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Wortman Spelling Variations



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

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Wortman Early History


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Wortman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wortman research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wortman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wortman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wortman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wortman 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 were:

Wortman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas, Ann, John and Mary Wortman, who all settled in Virginia in 1643
  • Ann Wortman, who arrived in Virginia in 1643
  • Jon Wortman, who landed in Virginia in 1643
  • Mary Wortman, who arrived in Virginia in 1643
  • Tho Wortman, who arrived in Virginia in 1643

Wortman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • P Wortman, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752

Wortman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Wortman, who landed in Mississippi in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wortman (post 1700)


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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

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    4. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
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    The Wortman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wortman Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 13 May 2016 at 22:30.

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