Experts believe the surname Morten dates back to around the eighth century. Morten is a early British occupational last name. Records dating back to 1125 suggest there was a contingency of Morten's in the county of Suffolk. This was a regular occupational term throughout the Middle Ages in Southern England, but now the surname is fairly widespread around Northern Europe.
Morten is currently at number 869 of the UK's most popular last names. Leicestershire currently holds the largest density of people with the surname Morten. If a certain legal document is to be believed the late 18th century Morten's liked a drink or eight. Never too far from controversy two brothers Paul Morten and Rob Morten were sent to jail in 1883 for pinching a barrel of ale. Members of the Morten family participated in the First and Second World War. 109
The Morten family tend to be mysterious and inteligent due to the families proximity to the planet Jupiter. Changing horses in the middle of the race is another small quirk in the Morten personality which makes decisivness, and sticking to a decision hard for them. Since they often lack the good level of conscientiousness, they fight a lost cause in any attempts they make to be outgoing.
Most famous Morten's
Some of the more famous Morten's are: