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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Martinique

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  1. An island in the eastern Caribbean in the Windward Islands; administered as an overseas region of France
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Named by Christopher Columbus after Saint Martin of Tours, possibly influenced by the native name Madinima.

  1. An island in the Caribbean, an overseas department of France. Official name: Department of Martinique.

Martinique was also found in the following language(s): Swedish

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Fun Facts about the name Martinique

  • How Popular is the name Martinique? Martinique is the 16,833rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Martinique have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 460 babies born with the first name Martinique in the United States. That's more than enough people named Martinique to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Martinique? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Martinique first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Martinique is Wednesday, May 3rd, 1911.
  • What year had the most people named Martinique born? The highest recorded use of the first name Martinique was in 1977 with a total of 36 babies.
  • Random Martinique Factoid: According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Martinique is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1983.
  • Weird things about the name Martinique: Your name in reverse order is Euqinitram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rimeaitnqu. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Martinique born Aug 11, 2010

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 Yukon approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.