Martin Family History
Martin Surname History
Martin is a common first and last name in European languages, and might be derived from the Roman god Mars.
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The evolution of Martin starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there are changes in that name purely because last names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
As these families emigrated between countries, the Martin name may have changed with them. Martin ancestors have migrated across various regions all throughout history. It was not unusual for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language.
Martin country of origin
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The nationality of Martin can be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Martin may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Martin
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The meaning of Martin come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Many of these trade-based family names might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Martin originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
- Emma Catherine (Ryan) Armstrong Martin 1869 - ?
- Idabelle Martin Council 1897 - ?
- June Martin
- Wesley Martin 1946 - ?
- Valora Augusta Martin 1875 - ?
- Flora Holley Martin
- Wesley Martin Dilley 1869 - 1935
- Mary Ann Martin Frye 1845 - ?
- Paul Martin Byers
- Julie Martin 1809 - ?
- Susie Martin
- Gideon Marcus Martin 1838 - ?
- Jennie Louise Martin 1886 - ?
- Thomas Martin McDonald 1887 - ?
- Mrs. Martin Besnecker
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Famous people named Martin
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Martin
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 spelling variations
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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Martin name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Martin transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Martin were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Martin.