Martin

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Short form (German) of Martinus [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Marthin
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Danish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Martin
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish
Martíne
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Greenlandic
Martinni
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Greenlandic
Marttiin
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Finish

See also Mara, Marteinn, Marten, Marti, Merten, Morten, Tin

For female forms see Martina

Patronyms (male)

Martininpoika Finland
Martinsen Denmark Norway
Martinson Norway Sweden
Martinssen Norway
Martinsson Faroe Islands Iceland Norway Sweden
Martinssøn Norway
Martinsøn Norway

Patronyms (female)

Martindatter Norway
Martinintytär Finland
Martinsdatter Denmark Norway
Martinsdotter Norway Sweden
Martinsdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Martin
Genitive: Martins
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Martin
Accusative: Martin
Dative: Martini
Genitive: Martins
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Martin
Genitive: Martinin
Partitive: Martinia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Martin
Accusative: Martin
Dative: Martin
Genitive: Martins
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Martin
Genitive: Martins
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Martin
Genitive: Martins

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

11 November

Norway Norway

11 November

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

10 November

Sweden Sweden

10 November

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Martin Luther (10 November 1483 – 18 February 1546), German friar, Catholic priest, professor of theology and seminal figure of the 16th-century movement in Christianity known later as the Protestant Reformation
  • Martin Andersen Nexø (né Andersen, 26 June 1869 – 1 June 1954), Danish writer
  • Alfred Martin Jens Hansen (pseudonym Martin A. Hansen, 20 August 1909 – 27 June 1955), Danish author
  • Dan Martin Nataniel Dahlin (born 16 April 1968), Swedish football player
  • Martin Olof Jon Stenmarck (born 3 October 1972), Swedish singer
  • Martin is an IKEA product name (chair) [6]

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[7]
3 22 38978 73347
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 37182 n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
4 n.a. 21282 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[10]
0 0 90 143
Finland Finland[11]
0 0 n.a. 7627
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Martin(m) Sources: [7][8][9][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Martin(m) Sources: [12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Martin(m)

Sources: [7] [8] [9] [11]

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. IKEA 2016, http://www.ikea.com/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. details see Name Statistic tables