July 30, 2014 § Leave a comment
Anglo-Saxon last name / place name, meaning “village on the moor”.
VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Mort, Mortie, Morty.
REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Morton Dykes, a sometime-suitor of one of the Gilbreth girls in Belles on Their Toes (1950), written by Frank Gilbreth, Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey.
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