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  • Bodil Malene Mortensen (1846 - 1856)
    Mormon Pioneer:=="...Friday, 24th. Reddin N. Allred & others with 6 wagons came to camp this morning to assist the Handcart Company on our journey to the Valley. It was concluded to stay in camp today ...
  • Kristen Mortensen Hegelund (c.1470 - c.1537)
    Biografi - Biography Viborg Købstads Historie angir under rådmenn:Chr. Bokkenheuser skrev 1931 i Viborg Folkeblad:«Christen Hegelund var i Christian den Andens Tid Borger i Viborg. Han havde med sin Hu...
  • Dale T. Mortensen, Nobel Prize in Economics, 2010 (1939 - 2014)
    Dale Thomas Mortensen (February 2, 1939 – January 9, 2014) was an American economist. He received his B.A. in economics from Willamette University and his PhD in Economics from Carnegie Mellon Universi...
  • Elias Mortensen (1818 - 1865)
    DåpSAB, Kinn sokneprestembete, H/Haa/Haaa/L0003: Ministerialbok nr. A 3, 1785-1821, s. 313 Brukslenke for sidevisning: , Kinn sokneprestembete, H/Haa/Haaa/L0004: Ministerialbok nr. A 4I, 1822-1840, s. ...
  • Jenny Mortensen (1857 - d.)
    Begivenheder i hendes liv: • Hun findes i FT-1860 folketællingen 1 Feb. 1860 i en gaard i Knudsker Skoledistrikt, Knudsker Sogn, Bornholm. • Hun findes i FT-1890+1901+1911 folketællingen Fra 1 Feb. 189...

About the Mortensen surname


Many family names end with "sen", which (originally) means "son", so Mortensen is son of Morten. Daughters could similarly be named Mortensdatter. In modern times neither of these two conventions are practiced anymore. (See also .)

In Denmark there are about 30000 people with the Mortensen family name (2010).