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Martin is a common first and last name in European languages, and might be derived from the Roman god Mars. 

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Martin Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

In England, Martin is a variation on Marton which was given to people who settled in areas with a geographic boundary.  In France, Martin is one of the common French surnames and is attributed to Saint Martin of Tours.

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Martin Life Expectancy

According to our database of 266,551 people with the last name Martin that have a birth and death date listed:

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69.7
years

Most Common Martin First Names

According to our database of 463,905 people with the last name Martin that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • John 3.1%
  • William 2.8%
  • James 2.6%
  • Mary 2.0%
  • Robert 1.7%
  • Charles 1.5%
  • George 1.4%
  • Joseph 1.3%
  • Thomas 1.2%
  • Jean 1.0%
  • Marie 0.8%
  • Edward 0.8%
  • Henry 0.7%
  • Richard 0.7%
  • Margaret 0.7%
  • David 0.6%
  • Elizabeth 0.6%
  • Mathurin 0.6%
  • Frank 0.6%
  • Martin 0.6%
  • Louis 0.5%
  • Paul 0.5%
  • Helen 0.5%
  • Michael 0.5%
  • Dorothy 0.5%
  • Walter 0.5%
  • Donald 0.4%
  • Albert 0.4%
  • Arthur 0.4%
  • Anna 0.4%
  • Pierre 0.4%
  • Ruth 0.4%
  • Harold 0.4%
  • Harry 0.4%
  • Catherine 0.4%
  • J 0.4%
  • Claude 0.4%
  • Raymond 0.3%
  • Annie 0.3%
  • Samuel 0.3%
  • Alice 0.3%
  • Kenneth 0.3%
  • Willie 0.3%
  • Clarence 0.3%
  • Frances 0.3%
  • Roy 0.3%
  • Florence 0.3%
  • Francis 0.3%
  • Sarah 0.3%
  • Ernest 0.3%

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Last names similar to Martin

Märtin, Martín, MartÍn, Martina, Martinaaron, Martinabis, Martinac, Martinace, Martinache, Martinack, Martinadam, Martinae, Martinaga, Martinagano, Martinage, Martinaggi, Martinaglia, Martinago, Martinaiche, Martinaiczinte

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