Mortenson Family History

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Mortenson Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Mårtensson or Danish and Norwegian Mortensen, patronymics from Scandinavian forms of the personal name Martin.

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

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Mortenson Family Origin

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Mortenson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Mortenson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Mortenson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mortenson family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mortenson.

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Mortenson Historical Records

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Mortenson Life Expectancy

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