Portmann Family History
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Portmann Name Meaning
North German: occupational name for a gatekeeper, from Middle Low German port(e) ‘gate’ (from Latin porta) + man ‘man’, or a topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a fortified town. Compare Porter.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Portman, Wortmann, Fortmann, Borgmann, Horstmann, Ostmann, Nordmann