Montgomery - boys name

Montgomery name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 89%

Montgomery name meaning:

The name Montgomery is of Norman origin and has English and Scottish roots. It is derived from the Old French words "mont" meaning "hill" and "gomeri" meaning "gomer, man." Therefore, the name Montgomery can be interpreted to mean "man from the hill."

Historically, the name Montgomery was associated with the powerful Montgomery family, who held lands in both England and Scotland. They were known for their military prowess and played a significant role in various historical events, including the Norman Conquest and the Wars of Scottish Independence. As a result, the name Montgomery carries a sense of strength, nobility, and heritage.

In modern times, the name Montgomery has become increasingly popular as a first name for boys, signifying elegance, sophistication, and a touch of classic charm. It is a name that exudes grace and carries a sense of history and tradition. Parents who choose the name Montgomery for their son often appreciate its dignified and distinguished sound, as well as its connection to a rich historical lineage.

Origin: Latin

Of the mountain.



Related names

Montgomery , Monty

Other boys names beginning with M


Overall UK ranking: 526 out of 4789

74 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Montgomery

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