|I am researching the Martin and Franklin and Peck connections. They originally came from Oklahoma and North Carolina to Oregon. I will be updating the reseach as it is found and verified for accuracy. If you have any information, there are any mistakes or you are just a family member of the same line, please email me and let me know. If you have any information, I would love to hear from you. |
The Martin name orgins is a Patronymic surname taken from the ancient Latin given name Martinus, derived from Mars, the Roman god of fertility and war. Marti, Marty are cognate forms of the name Martin found in Provencal. Martin is found as an English, French, Scottish, Irish, German, Czech, Flemish, Dutch, Danish, and Norwegian Patronymic surname. A fourth-century saint had the name, and those early saints made for a lot of namesakes. Variations are Marten, Martyn, Martine, Lamartine, Martijn among others.
FRANKLIN: From surname meaning "free."
FRANKLIN Gender: Masculine
Usage: English Pronounced: FRANGK-lin[key]
From a surname which was derived from Middle English frankeleyn "freeman". A famous bearer of the surname was Benjamin Franklin, an American statesman, inventor, scientist and philosopher.
there is not much information to find on the orgins of the surname Peck.
Alternate Surname Spellings: MARTINS, MARTINEZ, MARTEN, MARTYN, MARTINE
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Updated February 5, 2006