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What does Montel mean?

Montel Pronunciation of Montel [mon-tel] as a boys' name is a version of Monte: short variant of Montague and Montgomery.


8 alternative forms via Monte: Montae, Montay, Montes, Montez, Montie, Montrel, Montrell and Monty.

Creative forms:
(male) Mantel, Muntel, ..

(female) Monbel, Monel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Montel Ignacio (M.I.), ..

How popular is Montel?

Montel is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#45735 out of 150436, Top 30%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Montel was first listed in 1992 and reached its peak rank of #848 in the U.S. in 1995, but is not ranked currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Monte (#1527 from current records), Montez, Montie, Montrel, Montrell and Monty are the popular related forms of Montel ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Montay, are seldom used. These forms of Montel were at the peak of their popularity during 1960-1969 (adoption of 0.05%) and have become much less common since (adoption 0.01%, 89%), with forms such as Monte becoming less fashionable.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arondel (see Arundel), Bartel, Bertel, Consuel, Cornel, Counsel, Daniel, Dantel, Danyel, Donnel, Donte, Dontell, Dontey, Donzel, Emonuel (see Emmanuel), Haniel, Howel, Jonte, Jontell (see Jonte), Jontez, Jorel, Kendel, Kordel, Lindel, Louvel, Lyonnel, Mandel, Mandell, Manoel, Mansel, Manten (see Manton), Manuel, Manvel, Marcel, Markel, Martel, Mcneal, Mendel, Mendell, Mentor, Micael, Michel, Mikel, Miner, Miquel, Moe, Moise, Monkton, Monro, Montagew, Montane, Moore, Morgen, Moriel, Morley, Morrel, Mort, Morten, Morty, Mosaed, Mose, Moshe, Mosheh, Moyses, Mozes, Nowel, Ohngel (see Angel), Onjel, Powel, Rancel, Randel, Rodel, Ronel, Sorel and Vontell. These names tend to be more commonly used than Montel.