Meaning and name origin
Montana \m(o)-nta-na, mon-tana\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Montana), is pronounced mon-TAN-nah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Montana is "mountain". The name of the western state as a given name. See also Dakota. May also be used in reference to Montanus, a saint's name (third century).
Montana is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#6112 out of 88799, Top 7%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Montana for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Montana and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Dakota (#360) and Montana. (2014 statistics).