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16 Ways People With The Last Name Martin Rule The World

The Martins are taking over the world.

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4. According to one hypothesis, the name became popular thanks to the reputation of St. Martin of Tours, a bishop born in the beginning of the 4th century in what is now Hungary.

The Yorck Project: 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei. DVD-ROM, 2002. / Via commons.wikimedia.org

It became a last name as a reference to an ancestor's first name, indicating the "son/daughter of Martin."

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9. And if you need any more incentive to finally take that trip to Paris that you've been dreaming of, know that the Parisian region has some of the highest numbers of Martins in all of France.

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Sources: forebears.co.uk and filae.com

This post was translated from French.

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