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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Morton
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Morton in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Morton:
Records indicate that 11,400 boys in the United States have been named Morton since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1923, when 483 people in the U.S. were given the name Morton. Those people are now 97 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
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"Actually, Morton Koopa Jr. in the 'Super Mario Bros' video games was named after the TV host Morton Downey Jr., the son of actress Barbara Bennett and Morton Downey Sr. and nephew of actresses Joan Bennett and Constance Bennett. I'm not sure, however, if the two Morton Downeys are related at all to actor Robert Downey Jr. They could be distant cousins if they are related." Jun. 11, 2008:
"Borne in the Super Mario Bros. video games by onw of Bowser's children, Morton Koopa Jr. (called "Big Mouth" in the 1990s cartoon television series 'The Adventures Of 'Super Mario Bros. 3' and 'Super Mario World' because of his big mouth), who was apparently modelled on the American actor Robert Downey Jr." May. 17, 2008:
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