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Maarten History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Maarten family


The surname Maarten was first found in Oldenburg in Lower Saxony where the name Martin was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Maarten family


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Maarten Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Martin, Martinn, Martins, Martinnes, Martinns, Marttin, Marttins, Marttines, Martines, Martinss, Marrtin, Marrttin, Martine, Marttine and many more.

Early Notables of the Maarten family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Maarten family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nicholas Marttin, who settled in Virginia in 1623; John Marttin, who settled in Virginia in 1626; Richard Maton, who arrived in Virginia in 1635; Nicholas Maton, who came to Virginia in 1638.

Contemporary Notables of the name Maarten (post 1700)


  • Jan Maarten Heideman (b. 1973), Dutch speed skater
  • Maarten de Wit (1883-1955), Dutch Olympic sailor
  • Maarten Diederik Kloosterman (b. 1942), Dutch bronze medalist rower in the coxless fours at the 1966 World Rowing Championships
  • Maarten Krabbé (1908-2005), Dutch painter and art educator
  • Maarten Johannes Arens (b. 1972), Dutch gold and silver medalist judoka at the European Championships
  • Maarten Laurens Wevers CNZM (b. 1952), New Zealand diplomat and public servant
  • Maarten Vanden Abeele, Cinematographer
  • Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp (1597-1653), Dutch naval commander
  • Maarten van Steen, Professor of Computer Science in Amsterdam

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