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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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Martin Edward Mortensen (1897 - 1981)
    Please Note: Currently the paternity of Marilyn Monroe is unavailable. The legal father of Marilyn Monroe was Edward Martin Mortensen aka Martin Edward Mortensen. However, Stanley Gifford is also a...
  • Martin Peter Mortensen (deceased)
    Probably this guy: From the Bornholm Genealogy and Local History Society: Mortensen Morten Peter b. 25.01.1863 born in Hasle m. 15.07.1887 Settled in Denver, Colorado Came to Amer...

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).