US Popularity:608
Other Origin(s):Roman
Meaning:Dedicated to Mars; God of war
Martin is a boy’s name of Latin origin, meaning “dedicated to Mars” and “God of war”. Don’t let this last meaning deter you, as it is inspired by Mars, the Roman God of war and fertility, a well-liked and honored member of ancient Roman society. With this figure usually celebrated in March, the month named in his honor, Martin could be the ideal title for a baby who blossoms to life in the spring. Fighting worthy battles, your son can be inspired by namesakes such as Martin Luther King Jr. to stand up for what is right and follow his beliefs through life.

Famous People Named Martin

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Martin Gore
  • Martin Lawrence
    Actor, Comedian
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
    Activist, Civil Rights Activist
  • Martin Scorsese
  • Martin Short
  • Martin Van Buren
    United States President
  • Steve Martin

Martin Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Martin is currently #459 on The Bump
Boy:Martin is currently #125 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Martin is currently #608 in U.S. births
Boy:Martin is currently #205 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 4
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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