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What does Montagu mean?

Montagu Pronunciation of Montagu [mon-tagu] as a boys' name has its root in French, and the name Montagu means "pointed hill". Montagu is a variant form of Montague (French): place name.

Associated with: hill (mountain).


2 relations via Montague: Montagew and Monty.

Creative forms:
(male) Matagu, Montama, ..

(female) Montais, Montasa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Montagu Arden (M.A.), ..

How popular is Montagu?

Montagu is an uncommon given name for males. Montagu is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular related form of Montagu (outside Top 2000) is Monty. This form of Montagu was favored by parents 6 decades ago, but now, Monty has become less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Montae, Montaine, Montana, Montane, Montanna, Montanus, Montaro, Montay, Montayne, Monte, Montel, Montes, Montez, Montie, Montrel and Murtagh. These names tend to be more commonly used than Montagu.

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