Given Name MARINUS

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

From the Roman family name Marinus, which derives either from the name MARIUS or from the Latin word marinus "of the sea".
VARIANT: Marijn (Dutch)
DIMINUTIVES: Rien, Rini, Rinus, Riny (Dutch)
FEMININE FORMS: Marina (Ancient Roman), Marijn, Marina (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Marin (Bulgarian), Marin, Marinko (Croatian), Marin (French), Marinos (Greek), Marino (Italian), Marin (Macedonian), Marin (Romanian), Marin, Marinko (Serbian), Marino (Spanish)


ocean, surnames, water
Entry updated August 31, 2007