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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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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.

Martin Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Martin come may come from a trade, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Many of these craft-based last names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Martin originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and other related texts. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

Martin Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Martin name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Martin vary in their spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and languages over time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Martin were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Martin.

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