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What does Montague mean?

Montague Pronunciation of Montague [mon-tague] as a boys' name is of French origin, and the meaning of Montague is "pointed hill". Place name. More common as a given name in the 19th century.

Associated with: hill (mountain), 19th century.


Montague has 3 variants: Montagew, Montagu and Monty.

Related boy name: Monte.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Montague Aizen (M.A.), ..

How popular is Montague?

Montague is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#3100 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Monte (#1527 via latest list) and Monty are the popular varying forms of Montague (outside Top 2000). These forms of Montague were favored 55 years ago (average #371) and are now much less popular (#1763, 88.2%), with versions such as Monte becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Donahue, Donohue, Dontae, Dontaye, Fontaine, Fontane, Fontayne, Jontae, Magee, Magus, Mattaeus, Mattaus, Menashe, Mohave, Mojave, Monahan, Monroe, Montae, Montaine, Montana, Montane, Montanna, Montanus, Montaro, Montay, Montayne, Montel, Montes, Montez, Montie, Montrel, Montrell, Morgun, Murtagh, Rodrigue and Teague. These names tend to be more frequently used than Montague.

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