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- A British surname from Old French.
- c. 1597 (date written), William Shakespeare, “The First Part of Henry the Fourth, […]”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies […] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act I, scene iii]:
- He said he would not ransom Mortimer; / Forbade my tongue to speak of Mortimer; / But I will find him when he lies asleep, / And in his ear I'll holla ‘Mortimer!’
- A male given name transferred from the surname.
- 1941, Shenandoah, New Directions, page 13:
- I like the names Herbert and Mortimer more all the time. They are so distinguished and new and American. Do you know how I came to think of them? I was reading the newspaper in bed after my first boy was born. I was reading the society page, which is always so interesting.
- A village in Stratfield Mortimer parish, West Berkshire district, Berkshire, England, otherwise known as Mortimer Common (OS grid ref SU6564).
- A ghost town in Caldwell County, North Carolina, United States.
- An unincorporated community in Allen Township, Hancock County, Ohio, United States.
- A community in Kent County, New Brunswick, Canada.