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What does Monte mean?

Monte Pronunciation of Monte [monte] as a boys' name is pronounced MON-tee, mon-TAY. Short form of Montague and Montgomery. TV talk show host Montel Williams.


Monte has 9 variants: Montae, Montay, Montel, Montes, Montez, Montie, Montrel, Montrell and Monty.

2 more alternative forms via Montague, Montgomery: Montagew and Montagu.

Creative forms:
(male) Mante, Monke, ..

(female) Monda, Mondy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Monte Zaine (M.Z.), ..

How popular is Monte?

Monte is a very prominent first name for men (#558 out of 1220, Top 46%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#7228 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Monte reached its peak rank of #317 in the U.S. in the 1950s, and is currently at #1527. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Monte name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Montgomery (#1570 in 2015), Montrell, Monty, Montrel, Montie, Montel and Montez are the prominent alternative forms of Monte (#1527 in 2015). Other forms, like Montagu, are uncommon. These relations of Monte were popular as baby names during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.05%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.01%, 79%), with versions like Monte falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Monte, Montel, Montez, Montgomery, Montie in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Boote, Dante, Deonte, Dionte, Donte, Johnte, Jonte, Manten (see Manton), Moe, Moise, Monro, Monroe, Montane, Moore, More, Morse, Mort, Morten, Morty, Mose, Moshe, Mosie and Sante. These names tend to be less commonly used than Monte.