Martin meaning

mär'tn
A masculine name.
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1836-97; U.S. painter.
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Any of various swallows, such as the house martin or the purple martin.
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Any of several swallows (esp. genus Progne), as the purple martin and various Old World birds (esp. Delichon urbica)
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(a.d. 316?-397?) Bishop of Tours: his day is Martinmas.
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Any of various passerine birds of the family Hirundinidae, which also includes swallows, that catch insects whilst flying.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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A male given name originally given in honor of a fourth century soldier-saint.
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An English habitational surname for someone who lived near a mere.
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Origin of martin

  • Middle English martoune probably from the name Martin
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Furthermore, the name Mars is likely to have been brought into Latin from elsewhere, likely the Etruscan Maris which was their name for the same deity.
    From Wiktionary
  • From Latin Martinus (“of or like Mars" or "little Mars"), Mars, Martis + -inus (diminutive suffix.
    From Wiktionary
  • Martin
    From Wiktionary
  • Uncertain.
    From Wiktionary