Names and first names
Origin of the name MARTIN
- 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.