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Montana (girl)

What does Montana mean?

Montana Pronunciation of Montana [mon-tana] as a girls' name (also used less commonly as boys' name Montana) is pronounced mon-TAN-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Montana is "mountain". Geography name: the northwestern state that the Rocky Mountains run through. May also be used as a form of Montanus, a saint's name.

Associated with: saint.


Montana has 3 variants: Montanna, Monteene and Montina.

Creative forms:
(female) Montala, Montara, ..

(male) Montad, Montama, ..

Middle name pairings:
Montana Baylor (M.B.), ..

How popular is Montana?

Montana is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#7286 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Montana entered the list in 1990 and reached its highest rank of #511 in the U.S. in 1998, and is at #1687 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Montana name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Montana outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Montanna is the only other popular varying form of Montana (#1687 a year ago). These forms of Montana reached the top of their popularity 17 years ago and are now much less popular, with the form Montana becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Montana, Montanna in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Montana and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bogdana, Bohdana, Coreana (see Corinna), Dantina, Donna, Doriana, Etana, Fortuna, Gitana, Honna, Ioana, Iolana, Joana, Johana, Jolana, Jonna, Jordana, Josana, Jovana, Katana, Lantana, Lantanna, Leontina, Lonna, Loriana, Mariana, Marlana, Martina, Matana, Mayana, Meleana, Milana, Miliana, Minna, Minta, Mirana, Mirjana, Moana, Mohala, Moina, Monah, Monca, Monika, Moniqua, Monisha, Monna, Monnica, Moraia, Morena, Morgan, Morgana, Morgane, Morgann, Morna, Morwena, Morwina, Moyna, Natana, Nolana, Nonna, Roana, Rohana, Romana, Ronna, Roshana, Rossana, Roxana, Santana, Solana, Tonina, Toriana, Yoana, Yonina, Yordana and Zetana. These names tend to be more frequently used than Montana.

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