Given Name MARTINUS

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Original Latin form of MARTIN. This is also the official Dutch form of the name, used on birth certificates but commonly rendered Maarten or Marten in daily life.
VARIANTS: Maarten, Marten, Martijn (Dutch)
DIMINUTIVE: Tijn (Dutch)
FEMININE FORM: Martina (Ancient Roman)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Mattin, Matxin (Basque), Martin (Bulgarian), Martí (Catalan), Martin, Tin (Croatian), Martin (Czech), Martin, Morten (Danish), Martin, Martie, Marty (English), Martti, Martin (Finnish), Martin (French), Martin, Merten (German), Márton, Martin (Hungarian), Máirtín (Irish), Martino, Tino (Italian), Mārtiņš (Latvian), Martynas (Lithuanian), Martin (Macedonian), Martîn (Norman), Martin, Morten (Norwegian), Marcin (Polish), Martim, Martinho (Portuguese), Mars (Roman Mythology), Martin (Romanian), Martin (Russian), Martin (Slovak), Martin, Tine, Tinek (Slovene), Martín (Spanish), Mårten, Martin (Swedish), Martyn (Ukrainian), Martyn (Welsh)
Entry updated December 3, 2014