How to pronounce Martin ma-rtin What does my name mean? Meaning of Martin: From the God Mars, War-like, Dedicated to Mars, Warring, Latin origin, meaning similar to the god of war Mars. Traditional, timeless, common in many languages name. In Germany encountered since the early Middle Ages. Known as Pope and by the Holy Name. Martin, Bishop of Tours. Namesakes: Martin Luther, German reformer.
Origin and Meaning
Baby name Martin is a surname as well as given name which is derived from the Roman name Martinus which in turn is derived from Martis meaning "the god of war". Martis was the name of the Roman god Mars which was the protective godhead of the Latins. The name was borne by a 4th-century bishop Saint Martin who was the patron saint of France. He was famous for using his military sword to cut his cloak into two and gave half of it to a cold beggar in the middle of winter. Other famous bearers of the name are Martin Luther who was a German theologian and began the Protestant Reformation and American filmmaker Martin Scorsese.
Martin was ranked 270 in 2015 list of US boys name and dropped by 4.65% from its previous ranking of 258 in 2014. Martin was ranked 953 in 2014 US female names list and elevated by 2.46% from its previous ranking of 977 in 2007.
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Martin is a very very popular first name for a boy in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 247 in 2014. Around 4036 people wear Martin as their first name. Martin is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.
Martin is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular since 1880 and ranked 270 (0.033620% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 305083 people wear Martin as their first name. Martin is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare name since 1887 and ranked 270 (0.033620% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 305083 people have Martin as their first name. Martin is not a native United States and Martin may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.085342% of people in US have this given name.Complete history of Martin
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Expression number of Martin is 3.
Martin are lively, imaginative, enthusiastic and optimistic. Martin are expressive and inspire others wherever they go. Martin possess great verbal skills which make them good comedian, artist or writer.
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