Origin of the name MARTIN.
Etymology of the
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)