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Morter Name Meaning

Catalan: topographic name for someone who lived by a gully, or perhaps an occupational name for an alchemist or seller of spices (from morter ‘mortar’, from Latin mortarium ‘mortar’).

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


Similar surnames: Mortier, Porter, Sorter, Moster, Monter, Motte, Holter, Hoster

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Morter Family Origin

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Morter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Cooper

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Morter family was Cooper. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morter. The most common Morter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Morter's were Farmers.

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Morter Historical Records

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Morter Life Expectancy

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Famous Morter Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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