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Mortensen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Morten (see Martin 1).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Martensen, Morgensen, Mortenson, Jorgensen, Martinsen, Lorensen

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Mortensen Family Origin

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Mortensen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mortensen family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mortensen. The most common Mortensen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Mortensen's were Farmers.

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Mortensen Historical Records

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Mortensen Life Expectancy

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Famous Mortensen Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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