Name: Mortimer

Origin and Meaning of the Name Mortimer

  • Meaning:
    Dead sea
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Dead sea
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (MOR tee mur)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Mortimer)
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Miscellaneous Info for Mortimer

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Transferred use of the surname, derived from the Old French place name Mortemer, meaning "dead sea".

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