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What does Martyn mean?

Martyn Pronunciation of Martyn as a boys' name is a Latin name, and the name Martyn means "dedicated to Mars". Martyn is a variant form of Martin (Latin).


ASSOCIATED WITH dedicated (faithful)


VARIANTS Morten, Marton, Martijn, Martenn, Marten

RELATED FORMS VIA MARTIN Mart, Martel, Martell, Marti, Martie, Martino, Martinos, Martinus, Marty



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How popular is Martyn?

Martyn is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#16859 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Mart, Martel, Martell, Martin (#272 LAST YEAR) and Marty are the popular related forms of Martyn (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Usage of these relations of Martyn was well-received 138 years ago (MEDIAN #1384) and has become significantly diminished since (#1654, DOWN 79%), with versions like Marty becoming less in vogue. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mart, Martel, Martell, Martin, Marty in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Martin outside U.S.

Similar Names

Martyn is pronounced similarly to Merton, Morton and Murton. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aaryn, Barten, Bartin, Barton, Carwyn, Darryn, Darton, Darwyn, Daryn, Garlyn, Garton, Garvyn, Garwyn, Harlyn, Jaryn, Malvyn (see Malvin), Manten (see Manton), Manton, Marden, Mardon, Mardyn (see Marden), Marion, Marlan, Marlen, Marlin, Marlon, Marly, Marmyon (see Marmion), Marsten, Marston, Marven, Marvin, Marvyn, Marwin, Marwynn, Matty, Merlyn, Mervyn, Merwyn, Morfyn, Morty, Morvyn, Mostyn, Murvyn, Parton, Tarryn, Varten and Warton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Martyn.

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