Martinović

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Martinović (Serbian Cyrillic: Mартиновић) is a patronymic surname meaning 'son of Martin', and is a common surname in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia. Its Hungarian form is Martinovics.

It is also the surname of a Montenegrin aristocratic dynasty, the Martinovitch-Orlovitch, named after its dynastic founder, Martin Orlović, during the former days of the royal state, as well as one of the clans of Montenegro. To this day the tradition of the burning of the Badnjak (oak branch) outside the Cetinje Monastery in celebration of Orthodox Christmas is performed by a member of the Martinovići.

Notable people with the surname include:

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