from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Martin, Homer Dodge 1836-1897. American painter whose landscapes include Lake Sanford (1870) and The Harp of the Winds (1895).
- Martin, Mary 1913-1990. American actress who appeared in numerous Broadway hits, including Peter Pan (1954) and The Sound of Music (1959-1960).
- Martin, Paul Edgar Philippe, Jr. Born 1938. Canadian businessman and politician who served as prime minister of Canada (2003-2006) and as minister of finance (1993-2002).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A male given name originally given in honor of a fourth century soldier-saint.
- proper n. A patronymic surname.
- proper n. An English habitational surname for someone who lived near a mere.
From Latin Martinus ("of or like Mars" or "little Mars"), Mars, Martis + -inus (diminutive suffix. (Wiktionary)