Martyn Family History & Genealogy
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Martyn Surname History
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The nationality of Martyn may be difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Martyn may be in dispute based on whether the surname originated organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Martyn Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Martyn come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Martyn originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Martyn were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Martyn. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Martyn name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Martyn change in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras over the years.
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Martyn Family Tree
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- Ann Martyn 1624 - 1665
- George Martyn 1580 - ?
- Henry Martyn 1590 - ?
- Richard Martyn 1582 - 1620
- Thomas Martyn 1584 - 1620
- Sir Thomas Martin Martin 1430 - 1485
- Rebecca Martyn 1705 - ?
- "Henry Martyn Lewis 1849 - 1936
- Henry Martyn Lewis, Jr 1893 - 1975
- Richard Martyn