"dead sea"

Mortimer Origin and Meaning

The name Mortimer is boy's name of English origin meaning "dead sea".
Other kids might see a teasible connection to mortician or mortuary. Mortimer is an English family name used a few generations ago as an Anglicization of Moses; it was Walt Disney's original choice for the name of his mouse, until his wife talked him out of it.

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Famous People Named Mortimer

  • Mortimer Benjamin "Mort" ZuckermanCanadian,American media mogul
  • Mortimer Robinson ProctorAmerican politician; 66th governor of Vermont
  • Moses Mortimer Barrett III aka Petey PabloAmerican rapper
  • Mortimer Jerome AdlerAmerican philosopher, educator and author
  • Mortimer MenpesEnglish artist
  • (Robert Eric) Mortimer WheelerBritish archaeologist
  • Mortimer St George "Kumi" PlannoJamaican drummer and Rastafarian leader

Mortimer in Pop Culture

  • Mortimer Gothcharacter in "The Sims" (1 , 4) video/computer games
  • Cousin Mortimercharacter on British TV series "Basil Brush"
  • Mortimer Mousethe original name of the iconic Disney character, Mickey Mouse
  • Mortimer Brewstercharacter in Joseph Kesselring's "Arsenic and Old Lace"
  • Mortimer Lightwoodbarrister in Charles Dickens' "Our Mutual Friend"
  • Mortimer Delvilecharacter in Fanny Burney's "Cecilia; or, Memoirs of an Heiress" (1782)
  • Mortimer "Mort" Death's apprentice in Terry Pratchett's Discworld series
  • Mortimercharacter in book of same name by Robert Munsch
  • Mortimer "Mo" Folchart is a character in Cornelia Funke's Inkheart trilogy.
  • Doctor Mortimercharacter in 2011 movie "Hysteria"
  • Abbot Mortimermouse character in "Redwall" by Brian Jacques
  • Mortimer Harrencharacter in an episode of TV's "Star Trek: Voyager"
  • Mortimer "Morty" Smith Sr. and Mortimer "Morty" Smith Jr.characters in "Rick and Morty"
  • Mortimer Toynbeecharacter in Marvel Universe
  • Mortimer Scharffdriver of Shadow in the Twisted Metal video games
  • Mortimer McMirevillain in the Commander Keen video games
  • Mortimer Ramseycharacter in the video game Dishonored 2