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Marin Name Meaning
Spanish (Marín), French, English, Slovenian, Croatian, and Romanian: from the Latin personal name Marinus, borne by several minor early saints. Originally this was a Roman family name derived from Marius (compare Marie), but was often taken to mean ‘of the sea’.Italian (Venetia): variant of Marino.Serbian, Croatian, and Slovenian: from the personal name Marija or its short form Mara (see Maria).Galician and Spanish: habitational name from a place called Marín, in particular the one in Pontevedra, Galicia.French: occupational name for a sailor, Old French marin (Late Latin marinus, a derivative of mare ‘sea’).Asturian-Leonese (Marín): occupational name for a sailor in Asturies.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Marin Families

  • Number of Marin families
     35 - 68
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Marin families
     53 - 104
     18 - 52
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Marin families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Marin Family Origin

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Marin Immigration Information

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Marin Family Occupations

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