Mortimer
Origin/Usage
French
Pronunciation
MAWR-ti-mər
Meaning
From a dead sea area
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Mortimer is a locational English name, derived from the Old French words 'morte', which means 'dead', and 'mer', which means 'sea'. The name could possibly mean that the bearer came from an area with a large body of still water.

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