Mar Family History
Mar Name Meaning
Spanish, Portuguese, Galician, Asturian-Leonese, and Catalan: topographic name for someone living by the sea, from mar ‘sea’ (Latin mare). German: nickname from Middle High German mar(w) ‘tender’, ‘delicate’. Hungarian (Már): from a short form of the personal name Márkus or Márk, Hungarian forms of Marcus and Mark; or possibly from the personal name Márton, Hungarian form of Martin. Chinese: variant of Ma.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press