Morton Name Meaning and Origin

Morton is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘English’ origin. The baby name Morton means “From A Moor Town”.


Morton Origin:

Origin of the name is: “English”



Morton is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “MAWR + tan”


Morton Name Meaning:

Morton is an English name, derived from an older place name ‘Mortun’, which means ‘moor town’. It is a locational name, denoting that the bearer comes from a moor town.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Mortun, Mortin, Morten, Mort, Morty


Famous people with this name:

Morton Feldman, American composer;

Morton Gould, American composer;

Morton Subotnick, American composer;

Morton Stevens, American film composer;

Morton Dean (Dubitsky), American TV journalist;

(Sean) Morton Downey Jr., American musician and TV talk-show host;

Morton Mower, American cardiologist and inventor;

Morton Kondracke, American political commentator and journalist ;

Morton Howard, son of comic actor Shemp Howard from “The Three Stooges”




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