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Origin of the name MARTIN.
Etymology of the name MARTIN.
Meaning of the baby name MARTIN.

  

MARTIN.  From Latin Martinus (q.v.), meaning "of Mars."  Cyrillic Мартын.  Also spelled Martyn.  Usage:  America, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia.

... St. Martin of Tours rivalled St. Denys in the allegiance of the French, when kings and counts esteemed it an honour to belong to his chapter; and yet Martin occurs less frequently in French history than might have been expected, though it is to be found a good deal among the peasants, and is a surname... Martin was a notable king of Aragon;... (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884)

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