Mortensen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


United States Mortensen migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mortensen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Dirck Mortensen, aged 20, who arrived in New York in 1660 [1]
Mortensen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • George Mortensen, who arrived in Mobile County, Ala in 1852 [1]
  • Bernard M Mortensen, aged 46, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1891 [1]
Mortensen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Andrew Mortensen, aged 27, who arrived in America from Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1904
  • Alma Mortensen, aged 33, who arrived in America from Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1907
  • Anders Mortensen, aged 22, who arrived in America from Ronne, Denmark, in 1907
  • Anker Mortensen, aged 3, who arrived in America from Tebstrup, Denmark, in 1910
  • Aksel Mortensen, aged 22, who arrived in America from Dorup, Denmark, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Mortensen (post 1700) +

  • Jesse "Jess" Philo Mortensen (1907-1962), American NCAA champion track athlete and coach, inducted into the National Track and Field Hall of Fame and the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame
  • Clayton Grant Mortensen (b. 1985), American Major League Baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals
  • Dale Thomas Mortensen (b. 1939), American economist, joint recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2010
  • Christian Mortensen (1882-1998), American supercentenarian, who lived to 116
  • Henry Mortensen (b. 1988), American actor
  • Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr. (b. 1958), Golden Globe and Academy Award-nominated Danish American theater and movie actor
  • Louise Mortensen (b. 1979), former Danish handballer
  • Henrik Ejegod Mortensen (b. 1968), Danish former professional footballer who played from 1983 to 1988
  • Casper Ulrich Mortensen (b. 1989), Danish silver medalist handball player, member of the Denmark National Team
  • Patrick Mortensen (b. 1989), Danish footballer
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


Suggested Readings for the name Mortensen +

  • 2362 Descendants of Hans Jorgen Thomsen and Ane Kjerstine Ditlevsen of Kjes, Denmark by Frances Hansen Ehrig, Lie Descendants by Ingmar Adelbert Lee.

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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