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Montana /mon-tana/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' 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 has 2 variants: Montanna and Montanus.

Kreatif forms: Montaca, Montama. [more]

pinHow popular is Montana?

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

Charted below is the baby name history of Montana for boys. Montana was first listed in 1993 and reached its highest rank of #771 in the U.S. in the year 1995, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Montana name in U.S.

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

The only other popular alternative form of Montana is Dakota (#360 in 2014). Adoption of these forms of Montana reached its apex in the year 1995 (average #413) and is somewhat lower today (#680, down 45%), with the version Montana becoming somewhat outmoded. Dakota is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this list.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Montana, Dakota in U.S.

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

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Suggested similar baby names are Fontana, Fontane, Mandan, Manten, Manton, Matanya, Mattania, Mochan, Monahan, Monkton, Montae, Montagew, Montagu, Montague, Montaine, Montane, Montaro, Montay, Montayne, Monte, Montel, Montes, Montez, Montie, Montrel, Monty, Morgan, Morland, Morten, Morton, Mostyn, Mustafa, Santana, Santanna and Stana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Montana.