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 Martis, the Roman God of Mars, 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 GoreGuitarist
- Martin LawrenceActor, Comedian
- Martin Luther King Jr.Activist, Civil Rights Activist
- Martin ScorseseDirector
- Martin ShortActor
- Martin Van BurenUnited States President
- Steve MartinComedian
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