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This interesting surname recorded in some two hundred forms from Martin and Martini to Marti and Martinovich, is of Roman origin. It derives from "Mars", the god of fertility and war, although it is claimed that "Mars" itself may derive ultimately from the word "mar", meaning "to gleam". The original given name has been used in every state in Europe since the 12th century crusades to free the Holy Land from the Moslems. However the main impetus which gave the name such popularity was as a result of the good works of the 14th Century Saint Martin of Tours, in France.

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Darren Marten

Can you look up Fredrick marten was in the ira irish rep army had brother of william Marten who lived in lucan dodsboro estate which was built in 1940 william had a son called christopher marten born in the 40s


William Marten lived in lucan and Fredrick marten meath st Dublin lived during 1913


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