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Martinas History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The surname Martinas is a Spanish patronymic surname, an early form of hereditary surnames which were derived from the father's given name. Martinas 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 Martinas became popular throughout Christian Europe after it was borne by the 4th century saint Martin of Tours.

Early Origins of the Martinas family


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

Early History of the Martinas family


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Martinas Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Martinas family (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...
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Migration of the Martinas family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Martinas Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • C Martinas, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Santiago Martinas, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

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  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)

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