The INE database allows you to search for the frequency with which any name and surname is repeated at the provincial or national level
In countries like Spain, it is common for people to have two surnames that serve to identify their family. There are some that are more common throughout the Spanish territory, although their position among the most common changes depending on the province or autonomous community. Thanks to the study of the National Institute of Statistics (INE) it is possible to know which are the most common surnames at the national and provincial level. Is
database It also allows you to search for the frequency with which any name and surname is repeated at the provincial or national level.
In the Region of Murcia there is a coincidence that the three most frequent surnames among residents are also among those born in the autonomous community and the three surnames follow the same order in the classification in both cases. With a frequency of 53 people per 1,000 inhabitants, Martínez is the most common surname among residents of the Region of Murcia and with a frequency of 65 people per 1,000 people born in the autonomous community. In both cases, Martínez is the most repeated surname and we can find a total of more than 80,000 people both born and residents who have it. Behind are García and Sánchez as the most common surnames among people who reside and were born in the autonomous community.
This surname derives from the name Martin and the sixth most frequent nationwide. Ahead are García, Rodríguez, González, Fernández and López. It is a patronymic surname, which means that it originates from the father’s name, to which ‘-ez’ is added, something very common among Spanish surnames. This surname does not have a common origin, nor a unique coat of arms. Martin’s name comes from the Latin ‘Martinus’, which refers to the god of war, Mars.
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