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This family name dates back to the beginning of the 13th century in Jersey


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Marie Martin married Michel d'Arthenay in St Martin in 1739

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Origins of surname

This surname comes from the personal name spelt the same, and ultimately from Mars, Roman god of war.

Early records

The name appears in many early Jersey records, dating back to 1200, and first appears in church records in 1610 when Marie, the daughter of Pierre Martin and Marie Bisson was baptised at St Peter. Although this is a very common English surname, it is also said to be, in its various forms, the most popular French surname. Undoubtedly the early family members to arrive in Jersey came from France.

Variants

  • Martin, 1200
  • Martyn 1309
  • Martin dit Maignan 1461-78
  • Martini, a separate family in Jersey, but with the same derivation
  • De St Martin, a separate family

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