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Name Martin

Origin:From a Latin word for MarsTools:

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About the name Martin in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, French, English, Romanian, Czech, Russian, Slavic
Diminutives:Marty, Tine
Saints:Martin of Tours
US 2015 rank:#276     ... 274:Rhett, 275:Ricardo, 276:Martin, 277:Reid, 278:Seth ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Martín, Máirtín, Marcin, Marin, Marin, Marlin, Marten, Mårten, Martí, Martijn     Details
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About Martin/Martina, the group of names with the same origin as Martin

Language of origin:Latin
Info about origin, male:from a Roman cognomen Martinus which derives from the name of the Roman god of war, Mars
 known from Saint Martin who shared his cloak with a beggar (4th century AD)
 until now there were 5 popes with this name
Words:mars = Mars (the Roman god of war)  Latin
Topics:Popes, Roman mythology, Roman nickname
Variants' top ranks:1:Martin Norway 1998,  1:Martina Chile 2010,  2:Martim Portugal 2015,  3:Martín Chile 2012,  4:Marten Estonia 2012,  4:Martine Belgium 2013,  8:Marcin Poland 2012,  10:Martynas Lithuania 2008,  10:Martyna Poland 2008,  13:Morten Norway 2015
Somehow related to:Mark/Marcella
Old/original forms:Martinus Latin
Name variants:Maartje, Martina, Martine, Martje, Martyna, Maarten, Máirtín, Marcin, Marten, Mårten, Martí, Martijn, Martim, Martin, Martín, Martinho, Martino, Martinus, Márton, Martti, Marty, Martyn, Martynas, Merten, Morten, Tijn, Tine, Tinus   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Martin

SeriesGraphRankings
Austria prevalence 2015 16
Germany prevalence 2005 24
HungaryGraph2015 42,  2014 36,  2013 41,  2012 39,  2011 40,  2010 42,  2009 35,  2008 31,  2007 25,  2006 23,  2005 25,  2004 20,  2003 23,  2002 20
IrelandGraph2015 83,  2014 95,  2013 92,  2012 89,  2011 88,  2010 83,  2009 73,  2008 81,  2007 73,  2006 76,  2005 76,  2004 74,  2003 73,  2002 74,  2001 70,  2000 621999 64,  1998 64
ScotlandGraph2010 181,  2009 186,  2008 165,  2001 78,  2000 95,  1999 80,  1998 67
Switzerland prevalence 2013 6
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 200,  1990-1999 142,  1980-1989 127,  1970-1979 115,  1960-1969 71
USA prevalence 1990 85
USA yearlyGraph2015 276,  2014 261,  2013 263,  2012 265,  2011 262,  2010 258,  2009 234,  2008 221,  2007 208,  2006 201,  2005 206,  2004 203,  2003 197,  2002 192,  2001 182,  2000 175,  1999 173,  1998 165,  1997 155,  1996 152,  1995 147,  1994 135,  1993 124
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