What does Marty mean?
Marty /mar-ty/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Marty) is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Marty is "dedicated to Mars". Marty is a version of Martin (Latin) with the suffix -y.
How popular is Marty?
Marty is a very popular first name for males (#421 out of 1220, Top 34%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#6641 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Marty for boys. Marty was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex rank of #223 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Popular alternative forms of Marty are Mart, Martell and Martin (#262 last year). These boy names reached the peak of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4268%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.1845%, ▼56.8%), with the versions Martin and Marty becoming less trendy. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Marty and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)