Gender: Male Meaning of Morton: "town near the moor" Origin of Morton: English

Morton Origin and Meaning

The name Morton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "town near the moor".

An English family name used a few generations ago as an Anglicization of Moses, but hardly heard since th 1950s.

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Pop Culture References for the name Morton

Mortun, Mortin, Morten, Mort, Morty


ParanoidAndroid Says:


Better than the ostentatious Mortimer and Mort. Morton and Morty are superior to those other fusty, antique choices.

KassemJ Says:


I prefer Martin