Martin
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
MAHR-tən
Meaning
Rendered to Mars
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Martin is derived from Martinus, which in Latin means "rendered to Mars". Mars was the Roman god of war, known to the Greeks as god Ares. It is also the fourth planet in the solar system. Martin is a popular masculine given name not only in the United States, but in different spellings all over the world. It functions as a surname as well.

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Martin Luther King Jr. - Nobel Prize Winner for Peace
Martin Brodeur - hockey player
Martin Lawrence - actor
Martin Sheen - actor
Martin Short - actor
Martin Amis - author
Martin Bibla - football player

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