Mort Family History
Mort Name Meaning
Austrian German (Mört): from a short form of the personal name Martin . This surname is rare in Austria. English (Lancashire) and French: nickname from Old French mort ‘death’ (from Latin mors mort-) or mort ‘dead’ (from Latin mortuus). The name perhaps refers to someone of deathly pale countenance or who played the part of Death (Mort) in a pageant.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press