Marin (name)

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Marin or Marín is a common surname in Romance-speaking Europe and Latin America, while also being a given name in Croatia, Romania, Albania and Bulgaria. It is a variant of the Latin name Marinus.



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Given name[edit]

Gender Male
Other names
Variant form(s) Marina
Nickname(s) Maro
Derived from Marinus
  • Marin Alsop (born 1956), American conductor and violinist, and music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
  • Marin Barleti (c. 1450-c. 1520), Albanian historian and Catholic priest
  • Marin Boucher (1587 or 1589-1671), early settler in New France
  • Marin Ceaușescu (1916-1989), Romanian economist and diplomat, and older brother of former President Nicolae Ceauşescu
  • Marin Čilić (born 1988), Croatian professional tennis player
  • Marin Drăcea (1885–1958), Romanian silviculturist
  • Marin Drinov (1838-1906), Bulgarian historian and philologist
  • Marin Držić (1508-1567), Croatian Renaissance playwright and prose writer
  • Marin Getaldić (1568-1626), mathematician and physicist born in Dubrovnik
  • Marin Goleminov (1908-2000), Bulgarian composer, violinist, conductor and pedagogue
  • Marin Hinkle (born 1966), actress
  • Marin Honda (born 2001), Japanese figure skater
  • Marin Ireland, American actress
  • Marin Karmitz (born 1938), French businessman, film producer, director and distributor
  • Marin Marais (1656-1728), French Baroque music composer
  • Marin Mazzie (born 1960), American actress and singer
  • Marin Mersenne (1588-1648), French theologian, philosopher, mathematician and music theorist
  • Marin Preda (1922-1980), Romanian novelist
  • Marin Rozić (born 1983), Croatian professional basketball player
  • Marin Sais (1890–1971), American film actress
  • Marin Soljačić (born 1974), Croatian physicist and electrical engineer
  • Marin, alias of Japanese DJ Yoshinori Sunahara
  • Marin Sorescu (1936-1996), Romanian poet, playwright, and novelist, and Minister of Culture
  • Marin Skender (born 1979), Croatian football goalkeeper
  • Marin Tufan (born 1942), Romanian footballer

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