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The surname Marcial is a Spanish patronymic surname, an early form of hereditary surnames which were derived from the father's given name. Marcial comes from the personal name Martin, which is itself derived from the Latin Martinus, whose root is Mars, the name of the Roman god of fertility and war. The name Marcial became popular throughout Christian Europe after it was borne by the 4th century saint Martin of Tours.

Marcial Early Origins



The surname Marcial was first found in Old Castile, in the heart of Spain, where the name originated in Visigothic times.

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Marcial Spelling Variations


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Marcial Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Martínez, Martinez, Martíniz, Martiniz, Martin, Martins, Martín, Marcial and many more.

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Marcial Early History


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Marcial Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Marcial research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1136, 1300, 1438, 1638 and 1694 are included under the topic Early Marcial History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Marcial Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Marcial Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were Pedro Martínez de Fita and Petro Martínez de la Font, twelfth century Castilian noblemen, García Martínez de Gordaliza, Ferran Martínez de Petrosa and Sancho Martínez de Leiva, thirteenth century noblemen, Ferrán Martínez, author of the "Libro del cavallero Zifar" (c.1300), Alfonso Martínez de Toledo...

Another 63 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Marcial Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Marcial Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anthony Marcial, aged 22, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1833
  • Victoriano Marcial, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1884

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    5. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    7. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Marcial Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Marcial Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 13 December 2015 at 19:47.

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