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Martina McBride is a famous country singer-songwriter.
sineadleigh  12/30/2005
"Martina" could be interpreted as a sum of the names "Mar" and "Tina", both of which are feminine names.
iva_toneva  5/10/2006
"Mar" is a Spanish word which means "sea".
iva_toneva  5/11/2006
In Bulgaria "Martina" is connected with the Bulgarian word "mart", which means "March". In this country "Martina" is thought as a derivative of "Marta". In Bulgaria "Marta", "Martin" (the stress is on the "i"), Martina have a nameday on 1st March - the day of "baba Marta" ("grandma Marta"), who ties "martenichki" (or "martenitzi") (bracelets made of 2 interwoven threads - white and red) to children's wrists with a wish children to be healthy the whole year. The "Martenichka" (or the "martenitza") could be also a combination of 2 pieces of wool - white and red - resembling triangles - which are tied by a string made of a white and a red thread, the most beautiful of this type are the combination of a boy and a girl called respectively "Piju" [pronounced (piju), not (pidju)] and "Penda". Bulgarians tie each other with "martenichki" bracelets or adorn one another with the 2nd type of the "martenichki" for health. In Bulgaria the 1st March is thought as the beginning of spring - waking up of nature, a new beginning.
iva_toneva  5/11/2006
Martina Hingis, Swiss tennis player.
swisssugar  5/23/2006
One of the original Trapp family singers founded in 1936.
― Anonymous User  6/7/2006
My name is Martina, and as I child I used to hate it. I wished my name was Katie or Lauren. Now I realize that it allows me to stick out in a crowd.
junebug13  6/24/2006
My aunt's name - named for her father, Martin. I think it's quite a girly name. It's nice but don't like the short form, Tina.
emeraldstar  6/28/2006
Martina von Trapp (born 1921) was the youngest daughter in the famous von Trapp family, whose story was immortalised in the musical "The Sound of Music". She is represented in the movie by the character Gretl.
Chrisell  7/26/2006
Martina Hingisová is a Swiss-Czech tennis player
Martina Navrátilová is tennis player from the Czech Republic
Martina Menšíková is a Czech actress
Martina Balogová is a Czech singer.
Maggie_Simpson  7/29/2006
*Hingisová is a Swiss-Czechoslovak tennis player.
Maggie_Simpson  8/12/2006
The youngest von Traap daughter was called Martina, in the movie she is Gretl.
bellaboo  10/24/2006
Martina Colombari (born in Riccione, 10 July 1975) is an Italian model, actress and tv presenter.
sweetbabe  11/15/2006
Martina Stella (Born 28 november 1984) is an Italian actress.
sweetbabe  11/15/2006
My mother's name is Martina, but everyone calls het Tina. Problem is I know a Tina, and really don't like her. So I call my mother Martina. It's an okay name, shame it's just another derived from male-name.
Amaryllis Isis  1/17/2007
A cute nickname for this (in my opinion) would be Marty. To me, that sounds like a fun-loving, outgoing tomboy.
Petroushka  6/16/2007
Czech and Slovak pronunciation is "mahr-TYEE-nah" (shortly).
Karcoolka  3/6/2008
Even though this name is basically just Martin with an 'a' added to it, it sounds feminine and pretty cool. After all, the stress is on the second syllable.
slight night shiver  4/30/2008
Slovak R´n´B singer Tina has the real name Martina Csillag.
Emilie007  8/21/2008
Czech-Indian singer Martina Balog.
Emilie007  9/12/2008
Martina Janková, opera singer and soprano
Martina Kociánová, opera singer and moderator
Martina Moravcová, swimmer
Martina Menšíková, actress and moderator
Martina Sáblíková, racing skater
Martina Trchová, folk singer
Martina Růžičková-Jelínková, jockey
Martina Sanollová, singer and pianist
Emilie007  11/16/2008
In Italy Martina is overused since the 1980s. It was the 6th most popular name in Rome in 1986, the 2nd in 1991 (behind Giulia) and the 5th in 1994 (behind Giulia, Francesca, Federica and Chiara); the 2nd most popular in Italy in 2004 (behind Giulia) and the 4th in 2006 (behind Giulia, Sara and Sofia).
presentperfect  12/20/2008
It's different yet beautiful. I like "Marti" as a nickname.
italiannames  11/1/2009
I know an adorable little girl named Martina nickname Marta. Meeting her totally changed my perception of this name. It's a fun and spunky choice that makes a nice alternative to the increasingly trendy Matilda or the horrendously overused Madeline/Maddison names. It's familiar and easy to spell, yet not a predictable choice.
― Anonymous User  2/20/2010
Martina could mean 'small sea' or 'little ocean'.
Hushpuppy  3/8/2010
The Dutch pronunciation for Martina is the same as the Italian and Spanish pronunciation (mahr-TEE-nah). [noted -ed]
Lucille  6/8/2010
It's an anagram of AM train, lol.
― Anonymous User  10/11/2011
Martina McBride (born 1966 in Sharon, Kansas) is a famous American country singer.
― Anonymous User  8/7/2012
Also Catalan. Martina has been extremely popular in Catalonia for the past few years. [noted -ed]
overtheclouds  2/5/2013
The name Martina was only given to 99 baby girls born in the US in 2012.
Oohvintage  7/18/2013
Martina is a very common name in Czech and Slovak republics. It had become popular via Martina Navratilova. I didn't like it when I was a child, I wanted a more common old fashioned name like Zuzana (Susan) or Tereza (Therese) etc but as an adult I appreciate it more as it is quite rare where I live now. Also I like how it is pronounced in English as opposed to Czech. I used to work for a lady who would call me Martine which is the French version. My parents would use a nickname Tina or Tinka derived from Martina, Martinka.
Tamarin  8/12/2015
The name Martina was given to 130 girls born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  6/15/2016
Martina isn't a very common name, and I think it is quite pretty.
1836732  6/30/2016
Also used in Hungary. [noted -ed]
Pronounced: MAWR-ti-naw.
HerculePoirot  8/24/2016
It is also spelt Martyna in Polish.
LiveLoveLaughMagic  9/26/2016
Also used in Bulgaria, Macedonia and Serbia. It is also rare in Russia.
― Anonymous User  12/27/2016
Martina Colombari is an Italian film and television actress, model and television presenter.
cutenose  1/11/2017
Martina Stella is an Italian actress and screenwriter. Stella made her cinematic debut at the age of 16 in 2001 in L'ultimo bacio. The film was a success in Italy, and was nominated for multiple David di Donatello awards, including Best Film.
cutenose  1/17/2017
Martina Strutz is a German pole vaulter. She finished fifth in women pole Vault at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London. She finished fifth at the 2000 World Junior Championships in Santiago, fifth at the 2006 European Athletics Championships in Gothenburg and fourth at the 2006 IAAF World Cup in Athens. Her personal best is 4.80 metres, achieved in August 2011 in Daegu.
cutenose  5/11/2017
Martina Bárta is a Czech jazz singer and musician. A vocalist and a player of the French horn, she was part of the Frankfurt am Main-based jazz band 4 To The Bar. She also had a role in the musical Robin Hood and worked with Felix Slováček and Karel Gott. She represented the Czech Republic in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 with the song My Turn but failed to qualify to the final.
cutenose  5/12/2017
Martina von Trapp was a member of the Trapp Family Singers and was the seventh child of Georg von Trapp and his first wife, Agatha Whitehead von Trapp. She was a member of the Trapp Family Singers, whose lives were the inspiration for the play and movie The Sound of Music. She was portrayed as the character "Gretl".
cutenose  5/13/2017

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