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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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Where is the Mortier family from?

You can see how Mortier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mortier family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mortier families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Mortier family living in Alabama. This was 100% of all the recorded Mortier's in the USA. Alabama had the highest population of Mortier families in 1840.
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What did your Mortier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mortier. 34% of Mortier men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Mortier women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mortier were Mechanic and Stenographer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Housekeeper
  • Laborer
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 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 Lists

There are 1,000 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 Cards

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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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.

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