Marin Family History
Marin Name Meaning
Spanish (Marín) French Italian (Veneto) English Slovenian Croatian and Romanian: from the Latin personal name Marinus borne by several minor early Christian saints. Originally this was a Roman surname derived from Marius (see Mario ) but was often taken to mean ‘of the sea’. Galician and Spanish (Marín): habitational name from a place called Marín in particular the one in Pontevedra Galicia. Asturian-Leonese (Marín): occupational name for a sailor. Serbian and Croatian: metronymic from the female personal name Mara a short form of Marija (see Maria ). In North America this surname may also be a shortened form of metronymics and patronymics like Marinčić (see Marincic ) and Marinković (see Marinkovic ). Slovenian: metronymic from the female personal name Marija (see Maria ). In North America this surname may also be a shortened form of metronymics and patronymics like Marinčič (see Marincic ). English (Northumberland and Durham): variant of Marrin .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022