Martin - Meaning Of Martin, What Does Martin Mean?

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Martin Meaning


What does Martin mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Martin is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Martin is "of Mars the god of war, warlike".  

Martin is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Mar-tin.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 262 in baby name popularity for boys with 1421 occurrences.  It ranked 18114 in popular baby names for girls with 5 occurrences. 

View the Martin Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Martin has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Martin to other names.


The names Maarten, Mairtin, Marcin, Martainn, Martan, Martijn, Martinho, Martino, Marton, Martti, Merten, Morten are all forms of Martin.

Martin has the diminutives (nicknames) Martie, Marty, Tinek.

Martin falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Martin Scorsese, Martin Brodeur, Martin Van Buren.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Martin in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Martin in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Martin in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Martin Numerology page.

Martin Numerology
Martin in Hieroglyhics
Martin in Nautical Flags
Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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