• Gender: Male
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: God Of War

What is the meaning of the name Martin?

The name Martin is primarily a male name of Latin origin that means God Of War.

Originally from the Latin Martis, referring to the Roman god Mars. Martin is both a given name and surname. 

Famous bearers: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., civil rights leader. Martin Sheen, actor. Martin Lawrence, actor/comedian. Martin Freeman, actor. Martin Luther, German professor/priest and namesake of Lutheranism. Martin Scorsese, director/actor/screenwriter/producer. Martin Short, actor/comedian. Martin Van Buren, former U.S. president.

People who like the name Martin also like:

Liam, Benjamin, Oliver, William, Andrew, Mason, Henry, Evelyn, Charlotte, Ava, Violet, Audrey, Emma, Abigail

Names like Martin:

Martina, Martine, Martini, Martino, Meridian, Merton, Morton, Myrddin

Stats for the Name Martin

checkmark Martin is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Martin is currently #305 in U.S. births

Songs about Martin

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Letter to Dr. Martin Luther King - Sweet Honey in the Rock
Martin Luther King - Harry Belafonte
Martin, Doom! It's Seven O'Clock - The Boo Radleys
Ray Martin Has a Shed Full of Giant Robotic Killer Wasps - Nancy Vandal