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Martin

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Latin
  • #230 All Time
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17k Martina (Latin)

How popular is the name "Martin" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18803570357#45 boy name
18813270327#46 boy name
18823870387#48 boy name
18833770377#46 boy name
18843850385#49 boy name
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18863290329#58 boy name
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18992600260#72 boy name
19003830383#70 boy name
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19032830283#77 boy name
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19115758567#75 boy name
19121,07281,064#75 boy name
19131,269101,259#75 boy name
19141,690141,676#73 boy name
19152,086162,070#79 boy name
19162,133112,122#81 boy name
19172,34472,337#77 boy name
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19312,114122,102#91 boy name
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19493,913103,903#83 boy name
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19514,601114,590#81 boy name
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19534,783114,772#82 boy name
19544,990184,972#79 boy name
19555,078205,058#77 boy name
19565,686115,675#73 boy name
19575,980215,959#69 boy name
19585,676125,664#72 boy name
19595,365155,350#80 boy name
19605,510155,495#77 boy name
19615,484195,465#73 boy name
19625,563195,544#74 boy name
19636,097186,079#62 boy name
19645,757325,725#63 boy name
19654,966264,940#67 boy name
19664,230224,208#78 boy name
19673,856213,835#80 boy name
19684,103274,076#68 boy name
19693,790223,768#78 boy name
19703,527193,508#93 boy name
19713,035173,018
19722,446212,425
19732,418172,401
19742,390192,371
19752,180152,165
19762,188142,174
19772,181242,157
19782,070192,051
19792,042242,018
19802,248222,226
19812,174192,155
19822,194282,166
19832,188162,172
19842,154212,133
19852,158232,135
19862,411372,374
19872,430302,400
19882,666192,647
19892,817202,797
19903,106263,080
19912,908152,893
19922,947162,931
19932,837222,815
19942,606132,593
19952,409142,395
19962,29082,282
19972,23892,229
19982,07152,066
19992,03602,036
20002,10702,107
20012,06452,059
20021,96671,959
20031,88701,887
20041,85801,858
20051,84281,834
20061,94151,936
20071,88361,877
20081,69701,697
20091,52101,521
20101,33101,331
20111,31501,315
20121,34601,346
20131,33601,336
20141,42651,421

Want to know about the populiarty of Martin? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 303,714 babies born with the name Martin in the United States. That's more than enough Martins to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 357 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Martin" was in 1963 with a total of 6,079 babies. (That's a lot of baby Martins)

According to the 1932 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Martin" ranks #77 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, 51 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1932. Across the entire United States a total of 2,272 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Martin" mean?

Martin (Latin): Servant of Mars, God of War

The name "Martin" is of Latin origin and it means "Servant of Mars, God of War". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 5 other names that are similar to this one.

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Nitram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mtrnai". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Martin popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Martin in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Martin

Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King is a clergyman and activist. Martin was born in 1929 as Michael King, Jr. in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

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Martin Lawrence

Martin Lawrence is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1987 to present. Martin was born in 1965 as Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence.

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Martin Freeman

Martin Freeman is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1997 to present. Martin was born in 1971 as Martin John Christopher Freeman in Aldershot, Hampshire, England.

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Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese is a director, producer, actor, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1963 to present. Martin was born in 1942 as Martin Charles Scorsese in Queens, New York, U.S.

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Martin Sheen

Martin Sheen is an actor and activist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1961 to present. Martin was born in 1940 as Ramon Antonio Gerardo Estevez in Dayton, Ohio, United States.

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Martin Short

Martin Short is a comedian, actor, singer, and writer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1972 to present. Martin was born in 1950 as Martin Hayter Short in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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Past life for Martin born Sep 29, 1991

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Alaska approximately on 825. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

Name poster for Martin

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