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Popularity
304k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Martin

Gender: Boy. Ranked #230 most popular

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17k Martina (Latin)

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 melody, the song of life.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

R is for rational, the way you think.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

I is for ideals, no higher!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nitram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rinmta". 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.

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



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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 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Martin" is not a popular baby boy's name in Colorado. Imagine that, only 46 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of 1,858 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 west? 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 their 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 their 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, screenwriter, and film historian with the most prominent portion of their 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 their 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, writer, and producer with the most prominent portion of their 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 Jun 1, 1926

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North Europe approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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