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Gender Masculine
Usage History
Pronounced Pron. MAHR-shəl(English)
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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.
Other Languages & CulturesMartialis(Ancient Roman) Markel(Basque) Marcial(Spanish)


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