Mārtiņš

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See also: martins, Martins, and martîns

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded in 1601. From Latin Martinus(of or like Mars" or "little Mars), Mars, Martis + -inus (diminutive suffix). Cognate to English Martin.

Proper noun[edit]

Mārtiņš m

  1. A male given name.

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References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviesu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: There were 12 649 men named Mārtiņš in Latvia on May 21st 2010.