Monte: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Monte
Origin of the name Montgomery:
Transferred use of the surname originating from a Norman baronial name derived from a place-name in Calvados, Normandy. The name, de Monte Goumeril, is composed of the Old French elements mont (hill) and the personal name Goumeril, a derivative of the Germanic Gomeric (man power). Short: Monty.
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- Comments and insights on the name Monte: | Edit
This name is often given to those with a resulting personality unique from others, frequently underrated but appreciated nonetheless.
- Personal experiences with the name Monte: | Edit
I live in Fort Wayne, Indiana. So far, I personally know three persons in Fort Wayne with the first name of Monte. My last name is Ice, and I know a Monte Freeze who also lives here. The other Monte I know is Monte Hall.
- Nicknames for Monte: | Edit
Mont is a nickname for Monte.
- Meanings and history of the name Monte: | Edit
The name is often associated with surnames of Montgomery, Montfort and Montague. These primarily have French origins that later migrated to Britain. There are some associations with Italian surnames also.
- Famous real-life people named Monte: | Edit
Monte or Monty was a shortened name for Montgomery Clift, the popular actor of the late 1940s through early 1960s.
There was Monty Hall of 'Let's Make A Deal' TV game show notoriety.
- Monte in song, story & screen: | Edit
There were actors Monte Blue and Monte Hale. Both often played in western movies. Monte Hale was in Giant with James Dean, Rock Hudson, and Liz Taylor.