MARTIAL
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: History
PRONOUNCED: MAHR-shəl (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Roman cognomen Martialis, which was derived from the name of the Roman god MARS. The name was borne by Marcus Valerius Martialis, now commonly known as Martial, a Roman poet of the 1st century.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Martialis (Ancient Roman), Markel (Basque), Marcial (Spanish)
Popularity
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