Morten Family History

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Morten Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Mortagne in La Manche, France. This surname may have been sometimes confused with Morton.

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


Similar surnames: Morden, Motte, Porten, Morton, Morgen, Morken, Orten, Morren, Wooten

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Morten Family Origin

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Morten Family Occupations

What did your Morten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Morten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Morten's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morten. A less common occupation for the Morten family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Morten ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Morten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Morten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morten census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Morten

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Morten. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Morten. For the veterans among your Morten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morten Life Expectancy

What is the average Morten lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Morten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Morten in 1961 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morten ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Morten Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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