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Origin of the name MARTIN

Origin & Meanings

This name may be derived from the Latin martius, warlike, from Mars, the God of War. In the Gaelic, mor is great, and duin, a man. Morduin, a chief, a warrior.
According to the celebrated poet by this name, Martin Farquhar Tupper, it is a corruption of part of the motto of the family, Tout perdie.
The son of Martin, or the warlike.

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