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

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Wortman Family Origin

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Wortman Family Occupations

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  • Grocer

    33%
  • Painter

    33%
  • Tailors Cutter

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wortman family was Tailors Cutter. The most common Wortman occupation in the UK was Grocer. 33% of Wortman's were Grocers. Grocer and Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wortman.

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Wortman Historical Records

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Wortman Life Expectancy

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Famous Wortman Family

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