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What does Mort mean?

Mort Pronunciation of Mort [mort] as a boys' name is of Hebrew and Old French derivation, and the name Mort means "little man; dead sea". Mort is a variant form of Mordecai (Hebrew). Mort is also a derivative of Mortimer (Old French): from "morte mer".

Associated with: little, sea.


2 relations via Mordecai, Mortimer: Mordy and Morty.

Creative forms:
(male) Marrt, Mirt, ..

(female) Morta, Mory, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mort Valentino (M.V.), ..

How popular is Mort?

Mort is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#11336 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. The only popular varying form of Mort (unlisted) listed in the Top 2000 is Mortimer. Adoption of this relation of Mort reached its peak 105 years ago. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mortimer in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mort and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mort is alike in pronunciation to Mart. Other suggested similar names are Aart, Arrt (see Arthur), Art, Bart, Bert, Burt, Cort, Court, Curt, Dart, Hart, Kort, Kurt, Mar, Mar-, Marc, Mark, Maro, Marq, Marr, Mars, Marti, Marty, Marx, Mat, Matt, Merit, Milt, Mo, Moab, Moe, Monro, Monte, Monty, Moore, Moray, More, Morey, Mori, Morio, Moris, Moritz, Moriz, Morly, Morry, Morse, Morten, Morton, Mose and Moss. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mort.

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