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The name is considered humorous by English speakers.
After the Swedish Wars in the 17th century the town suffered from losing its foreign export privileges and from competition from Fredericia on the other side of the belt, which not only had a ferry link to Strib but levied customs duties on traffic through the Little Belt.
In the 20th century the hunt was resumed during the two world wars.
Two memorial stones now stand where the hunters landed the whales and where blubber was prepared.
In 1970 a motorway bridge to Jutland was opened and in 2007 Middelfart became the seat of an expanded municipality, which included the former communes of Ejby and Nørre Aaby.
From the Middle Ages until the end of the 19th century the local fishermen were also whale hunters in winter.