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  • Alida Maria Utter (Putman) (1823 - 1906)
    Find a Grave Birth: Dec. 22, 1823 Tribes Hill Montgomery County New York, USA Death: Jun. 22, 1906 Plainview Wabasha County Minnesota, USA Daughter of Abraham Putman and Elizabeth (Campbell) Pu...
  • Andrew Putman (1716 - 1777)
    Andreas Boudemont Birth: June 10 1716 - Rohrbach, Heidelberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany Baptism: Sep 5 1762 Frederick Town, Maryland Death: June 14 1777 - Sharpsburg Twp., Washington Co., Mar...
  • Catherine Barbara Putman (1726 - 1790)
    ------------------ Sources Catharina Barbara Bourgey Germany, Marriages, 1558-1929 Marriage: Jan 10 1747 - Evangelisch, Rohrbach-Steinweiler, Pfalz, Bavaria Husband: Andreas Boudemont
  • Joan Burt (1502 - 1557)
  • (Evaline)Evelyn G Nedrow (c.1915 - 2002)

About the Putman surname

Putman

Variations

Putnam, Pitman

Meaning

  • English: variant of Pitman ‘dweller by the pit or hollow’, formed with Middle English putte, a dialect form common in southern and southwestern England. [Reference: Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4]
  • Dutch: from put ‘pit’ or ‘well’ + man ‘man’, a topographic name for someone who lived by such a feature, or a habitational name derived from a minor place named with the term. [Reference: Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4]
  • Americanized spelling of North German Püttmann, a topographic name cognate with 2. [Reference: Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4]

Background

Originally from England, Netherlands, and Germany. Several Putnam and Putman families came to America before the American Revolution. These included:

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There is an English crest and a Dutch crest.

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