Magdlen Martin

9 June 1723–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Magdlen

When Magdlen Martin was christened on 9 June 1723, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Andrew Martin, was 42 and her mother, Jean Cunninghame, was 39.

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Andrew Martin
1681–1800
Jean Cunninghame
1684–1740
Arthur Martin
1707–
George Martin
1707–
John Martin
1719–
Margaret Martin
1709–
Andrew Martin
1712–
George Martin
1715–
Elizabeth Martin
1720–
Elizabeth Martin
1720–
Magdlen Martin
1723–
William Martin
1725–

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Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Irish, French, Dutch, German, Czech, Slovak, Spanish (Martín), Italian (Venice), etc.: from a personal name (Latin Martinus, a derivative of Mars, genitive Martis, the Roman god of fertility and war, whose name may derive ultimately from a root mar ‘gleam’). This was borne by a famous 4th-century saint, Martin of Tours, and consequently became extremely popular throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. As a North American surname, this form has absorbed many cognates from other European forms.2 English: habitational name from any of several places so called, principally in Hampshire, Lincolnshire, and Worcestershire, named in Old English as ‘settlement by a lake’ (from mere or mær ‘pool’, ‘lake’ + tūn ‘settlement’) or as ‘settlement by a boundary’ (from (ge)mære ‘boundary’ + tūn ‘settlement’). The place name has been charged from Marton under the influence of the personal name Martin.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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