Meaning:god of war


Pronunciation:mar tin


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About Martin

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Martin is a mild sounding name that actually has roots in battle and warfare. This name is ideal for a baby boy with a fiery personality.

Detailed Meaning

The name Martin is derived from the Latin name Martinus, originally attributed to the Roman god of war, Mars.

Famous People With This Name

Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and was a key member of the Civil Rights movement. Martin Freeman is a British actor famous for his roles on the UK version of “The Office,” BBC’s “Sherlock” and “The Hobbit.” Martin Lawrence is an American actor and comedian.

Possible Nicknames

Possible nicknames for Martin include Mart and Martie/Marty/Martee.

Related Names

Martin can also be spelt Martinn.

Stories Featuring This Name

Martin is the main character in the animated series, “Matin Mystery.” Martin Beck is a fictional Swedish policeman who was created by Per Wahlöö and Maj Sjöwall.

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