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Where is the Mortensen family from?
You can see how Mortensen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mortensen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mortensen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 79 Mortensen families living in Utah. This was about 27% of all the recorded Mortensen's in USA. Utah had the highest population of Mortensen families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mortensen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
What did your Mortensen ancestors do for a living?
In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mortensen. 19% of Mortensen men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Mortensen women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mortensen were Salesman and Clerk. .