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Martis Name Meaning

Slovak and Czech (Martiš); Polish: from local derivatives of the personal name Martin . Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name Márton (see Martin ). Galician (Martís): patronymic from a vernacular form of the Latin personal name Martinus (see Martin ). South German: patronymic from Marti Greek: from the name of the month of March Greek Marti(o)s used as a nickname for a capricious or tempestuous person because of the associations of the vocabulary word with unpredictable stormy weather. West Indian (Dutch Caribbean): from the personal name Martis from Latin Martinus (see Martin ). Martis is the second most frequent surname on Curaçao (compare Martina ).

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


Similar surnames: Marti, Martins, Martin, Matis, Martie, Marte, Mattis, Markos, Maras

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Where is the Martis family from?

You can see how Martis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Martis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Martis families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Martis families living in Connecticut. This was about 25% of all the recorded Martis's in USA. Connecticut and 1 other state had the highest population of Martis families in 1840.
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What did your Martis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Martis. 27% of Martis men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Martis women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Martis were Proprietor and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Proprietor
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Housework
    9%
  • Clerk
    6%
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Passenger Lists

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There are 900 military records available for the last name Martis. For the veterans among your Martis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Martis lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Martis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Martis in 1953 was 38, and 71 in 2003.

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