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Boy Name: Morten

Name: Morten
Pronunciation: \m(o)-rten, mor-ten\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: dedicated to Mars; moor town
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Marten, Marden, Martyn, Marton, Martenn, Merton, Murton
Similar Names: Gorten, Horten, Morgen, Morven
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 39792


Morten \m(o)-rten, mor-ten\ as a boy's name is a variant of Martin (Latin) and Morton (Old English), and the meaning of Morten is "dedicated to Mars; moor town".

The baby name Morten sounds like Marten, Marden, Martyn, Marton, Martenn, Merton and Murton. Other similar baby names are Gorten, Horten, Morgen and Morven.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Morten.


Morten is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#39792 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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