Marin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Spain were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Similar to many Spanish patronymic names, the distinguished surname Marin is a proud sign of a rich and ancient ancestry. The name Marin was originally derived from the French given name Marin, which was itself derived from the Latin given name Marinus. The French given name Marin was an occupational name for a sailor.

Early Origins of the Marin family

The surname Marin was first found in Castile, prominent among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.

Early History of the Marin family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Marin research. Another 81 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1619 and 1699 are included under the topic Early Marin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Marin Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Marín, Marin, Marino, Mariño and others.

Early Notables of the Marin family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family José Marín (ca. 1619-1699), a Spanish Baroque harpist, guitarist and composer noted for his secular songs, tonos humanos; seventeenth century Governor of Chile Tomás Marín de Poveda; eighteenth...
Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Marin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Marin migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Marin Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Luis Marín, who accompanied Cortés to Mexico in the 1520s
  • Bartolomé Marín, who arrived in Honduras in 1551
  • Catalina Marín, who arrived in Nicaragua in 1561
  • Juan Marín, who arrived in New Spain in 1577
Marin Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Diego Marín de Negrón, an early governor of the La Plata region of Argentina, in 1613 he founded Argentina's first university, in Cordoba
  • Eliza Marín, who arrived in Virginia in 1655
  • Eliz Marin, who arrived in Virginia in 1656 [1]
Marin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Susan Marin, who arrived in Virginia in 1707 [1]
  • Matthew Marin, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1798
Marin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Antonia Marín, who arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1813
  • Antonia Marin, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1813 [1]
  • Jeronimo De Marin, who arrived in America in 1815 [1]
  • Santiago Marin, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1816 [1]
  • Diego Marin, who landed in America in 1817 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Canada Marin migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Marin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Claude Marin, who landed in Canada in 1632-1760
  • Gilles Marin married in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Quebec in 1685
  • Gilles Marin, son of Antoine and Françoise, who married Françoise Mersan, daughter of Pierre and Françoise, in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Quebec on 26th November 1685 [2]
  • César Marin, son of Jacques and Hélène, who married Madeleine Niquet, daughter of Pierre-René and Françoise, in Saint-François-du-Lac, Quebec on 5th July 1691 [2]
  • Madeleine Marin married in Beauceville, Quebec in 1698
Marin Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Paul Marin, son of Charles-César and Marie-Madeleine, who married Marie-Josephte Guyon, daughter of Joseph and Madeleine, in Montreal, Quebec on 21st March 1718 [2]
  • Joseph Marin, son of Louis and Thérèse, who married Marguerite Vildé, daughter of Pierre and Marie-Anne, in Quebec on 13th April 1722 [2]
  • Claude Marin, son of César and Louise, who married Marie-Madeleine Coulon, daughter of Nicolas-Antoine and Angélique, in Montreal, Quebec on 30th December 1737 [2]
  • Augustin Marin, son of Jean and Marie-Josephte, who married Élisabeth Doiron, daughter of Paul and Marie, in Beaumont, Quebec on 15th June 1767 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Marin (post 1700) +

  • John Marin (1870-1953), American modernist artist
  • Rosario Marin (b. 1958), Treasurer of the United States from 2001 to 2003
  • Manuel Marín González (1949-2017), Spanish politician, President of the European Commission in 1999, President of the Congress of Deputies (2004-2008)
  • Diego Marín (1757-1799), Spanish inventor and an early aviation pioneer
  • Luciano Marin (1931-2019), Italian actor who appeared in more than twenty films since 1957
  • Jacques-Barthélémy Marin, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [3]
  • Julieta Octavia Marín Torres (1944-2015), Mexican politician from the Institutional Revolutionary Party
  • Christian Marin (1929-2012), French film actor from Lyon
  • Guadalupe Marín (1895-1983), Mexican model and novelist
  • Maguy Marin (b. 1951), French dancer and choreographer
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Empress of Ireland
  • Mr. Jovan Marin, Croatian Third Class Passenger from Zagreb, Croatia who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking [4]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 2, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  3. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, April 14) Jacques-Barthélémy Marin. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  4. ^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html


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