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The French duchy of Gascogne was the home of the family who first used the name Marty. The surname was derived from the patron saint Saint Martinus, a Bishop of Tours and Evangelist of la Gaule who was very popular in the Middle Ages.

Marty Early Origins



The surname Marty was first found in Gascony (French: Gascogne), an area of southwest France bordering Spain, that was part of the "Province of Guyenne and Gascony" prior to the French Revolution, where the family has held a family seat from ancient times.

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Marty Spelling Variations


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Marty Spelling Variations



Most surnames have experienced slight spelling changes. A son may not chose to spell his name the same way that his father did. Many were errors, many deliberate. During the early development of the French language, a person usually gave his version, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Prefixes or suffixes varied. They were optional as they passed through the centuries, or were adopted by different branches to signify either a political or religious adherence. Hence, there a many spelling variations of the name Marty, including Martin, Martine, Lamartine, Martinat, Martinaud, Martinault, Martinot, Martineau, Martinet, Martiné, Martinon, Martinesque, Martet, Marthet, Marté, Martaud, Martault, Martot, Marti, Marty, Martinenche, Martiena, Martirena, Martens, Mertens, Saint-Martin and many more.

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Marty Early History


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Marty Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Marty research. Another 971 words (69 lines of text) covering the years 1345, 1370, 1445, 1500, 1550, 1560, 1605, 1673, 1676, 1689, 1710, 1717, 1742, 1743, 1755, 1789, 1800, 1803, 1810, 1818, and 1820 are included under the topic Early Marty History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Marty Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Marty Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was François Martin (1634-1706), the first Governor General of Pondicherry, Commissioner of French India (1681-1693), Governor-General of French India (1699-1706); Charles-Amador Martin, (1648-1711), Canadian clergyman, the second Canadian to be ordained a priest; Jean-Baptiste Martin, an officer and...

Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Marty 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



France was active as a cultural leader in the early 16th century. One particular area in which they lead was the exploration of the New World. The explorers, like Jacques Cartier in 1534, led the way to North Ameri ca. Champlain, in 1608, made the first of twenty voyages to France to attract settlers and brought the first migrant in 1617. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec, and the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Marty has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Marty were

Marty Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ells Marty, aged 60, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732

Marty Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Luisa Marty, aged 55, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1836
  • Sebastian Marty, aged 36, arrived in Missouri in 1848
  • John Marty, aged 25, landed in Missouri in 1848
  • Thomas Marty, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Martin Marty, who landed in Indiana in 1860
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Marty Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Juan Llorca Marty, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1900
  • Antonio Llorca Marty, aged 28, landed in Mobile, Ala in 1902

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Contemporary Notables of the name Marty (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Marty (post 1700)



  • John J. Marty (b. 1956), American politician, Member of the Minnesota Senate (1987-)
  • Martin Emil Marty (b. 1928), American Lutheran religious scholar, past President of the American Academy of Religion, the American Society of Church History, and the American Catholic Historical Association
  • Gabriel Auguste François Marty (1904-1994), French Roman Catholic Cardinal and Archbishop of Paris
  • André Marty (1886-1956), French politician, a leading figure in the French Communist Party (PCF) for nearly thirty years
  • André Édouard " A. É." Marty (1882-1974), French Parisian artist who worked mainly in the classic Art Deco style
  • David Marty (b. 1982), French rugby union footballer
  • Dick Marty (b. 1945), Swiss politician and former state prosecutor of the canton of Ticino, member of the Swiss Council of States (since 1995), and is a former member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    4. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Marty Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Marty 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 8 April 2016 at 07:57.

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