Munro: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Munro

Munro

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Origin of the name Monroe:

Transferred use of the surname derived from the Gaelic elements moine (a morass, a marsh) and ruadh (red): hence, “dweller at the red morass.” Var: Monroe, Munroe.

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A Munro is any mountain peak in Scotland that has a height over 3000 feet. Named after Hugh Thomas Munro, a Scottish mountaineer.

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Scottish surname, a variant of Monroe.

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Hector Hugh Munro, British author who wrote under the pen-name Saki.

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