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The distinguished Czech surname Martinec is composed of two elements: "Martin," derived from the Latin "Martinus," and the characteristic suffix "-ek," indicating "son of." Thus, the surname Martinec indicates "a son of Martin."

Martinec Early Origins



The surname Martinec was first found in Bohemia, where the name is thought to have emerged. It was likely first borne by a son of someone named Martin during the Middle Ages, when hereditary surnames were first beginning to emerge in the region. The young Martinec family was instrumental during this turbulent period, figuring prominently in the early history of the region and contributing greatly to the development of medieval Bohemian society.

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Martinec Spelling Variations


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Martinec Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Martinek, Martinec, Martunka, Martineck and others.

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Martinec Early History


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Martinec Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Martinec research. Another 273 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1793, 1795, 1865, 1683, 1724 and 1836 are included under the topic Early Martinec History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Martinec Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Martinec Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Martinec 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:

Martinec Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Martin Martinec, aged 35, arrived in San Francisco, California in 1856

Martinec Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alois Martinec, who arrived in Galveston, Tex in 1908

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Martinec Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Martinec 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 6 November 2014 at 10:23.

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