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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Mortimer, Roger de Mortimernoun

    English nobleman who deposed Edward II and was executed by Edward III (1287-1330)


  1. Mortimernoun

    transferred from the surname.

  2. Etymology: A habitational surname from Mortemer in France, from Northern, meaning dead pond.


  1. Mortimer

    Mortimer () is an English surname, and occasionally a given name.


  1. mortimer

    Mortimer is primarily known as a surname of English origin and means "still water." It was derived from a place name in Normandy. It is also sometimes used as a masculine first name. Additionally, 'Mortimer' is known popularly as a character name in various books, plays, and movies.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Mortimer is ranked #6195 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Mortimer surname appeared 5,521 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Mortimer.

    87% or 4,803 total occurrences were White.
    8.1% or 451 total occurrences were Black.
    2.1% or 120 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.8% or 101 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 32 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.2% or 14 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mortimer in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mortimer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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