Mortier Family History

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Mortier Name Meaning

from Old French mortier ‘mortar’, perhaps an occupational name for an alchemist or spicer, or perhaps derived from a house sign. habitational name from various places in France and Belgium, called Mortiers, for example, in Aisne and Charente-Maritime in France, or Mortier, for example, in the Belgian province of Liège.

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


Similar surnames: Mortimer, Portier, Morter, Fortier, Porter, Rottier, Courtier, Moster

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Mortier Family Origin

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Mortier Family Occupations

What did your Mortier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mortier. A less common occupation for the Mortier family was Works Saw Mill. The most common Mortier occupation in the USA was Laborer. 60% of Mortier's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    60%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Works Saw Mill

    20%

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

Mortier Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mortier. 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 Mortier. For the veterans among your Mortier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mortier Life Expectancy

What is the average Mortier lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mortier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Mortier in 1962 was 75, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mortier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mortier 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.

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