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What does Monro mean?

Monro Pronunciation of Monro [mon-ro] as a name for boys. The meaning of the name Monro is "mouth of the river Rotha, in Ireland". Monro is an alternate form of Monroe (Scottish, Gaelic).

Associated with: river, ireland (gaelic).


Monro has 2 variants: Munro and Munroe.

Creative forms:
(male) Mongo, Montro, ..

(female) Monit, Monmon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Monro Genesis (M.G.), ..

How popular is Monro?

Monro is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#59611 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular alternative form of Monro (outside Top 2000) is Monroe (#1270 a year ago). Other forms, like Munroe, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Monro was at its most widespread in the 1880s (usage of 0.1%) and has become significantly diminished since. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Monroe in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Mano, Manzo, Maro, Mauro, Montaro, Monte, Monty, Moore, More, Mori, Morio, Morrow, Morry, Mort, Mungo and Toro. These names tend to be more frequently used than Monro.

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