Wortman Family History
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Wortman Name Meaning
English: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of vegetables or of medicinal herbs and spices, from Middle English wurt, wort ‘plant’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a reliable person who could be trusted to keep his word, from Yiddish vort, German Wort ‘word’ + man, Mann ‘man’. Americanized spelling of German Wortmann.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Workman, Wortmann, Portman, Ortman, Wartman, Wohlman, Dorman, Wertman