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Martinez Surname Origin
(Spanish) patronymic from the personal name Martin - son of Martin
Source: American Surnames. ; Smith, Elsdon C; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.
Martinez Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Martinez family history than the origin of your surname:
A Martinez Family History Thought:
'If your descent is from heroic sires, show in your life a remnant of their fires.' --Nicholas Boileau