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Origins Available: Danish, Scottish



Multiple Origins for the Surname Mortenson


Danish


Mortenson Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mortenson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Mortenson, aged 28, landed in Ncw Orleans, La in 1820
  • Jacob Mortenson, who landed in Arkansas in 1874
  • Hans Peter Mortenson, who arrived in Iowa in 1887

Mortenson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Louis Mortenson, who arrived in Wisconsin in 1914

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mortenson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mortenson (post 1700)



  • M. A. Mortenson Sr., American founder of Mortenson Company in 1954, now a major renewable energy construction company
  • Jack Mortenson, American founder of Mortenson Broadcasting who owns Christian radio stations throughout the Unites States
  • Ray Mortenson (b. 1944), American artist photographer, best known for black-and-white photographs of abandoned buildings in The Bronx taken in the early 1980s
  • Greg Mortenson (b. 1957), American humanitarian, professional speaker, writer, and former mountaineer
  • Jay Paul Mortenson (b. 1966), American former competitive swimmer and Olympic gold medalist at the 1988 Summer Olympics
  • Norma Jean Mortenson (1926-1962), original name of Marilyn Monroe, American Golden Globe winning actress, singer and model
  • Heidi Mortenson (b. 1975), Danish electronic composer, singer and producer

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Mortenson Family Crest Products


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Mortenson Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    3. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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    The Mortenson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mortenson Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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