What does Montgomery mean?
Montgomery [mont-gomery] as a boys' name is pronounced mon-GOH-mer-ree. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Montgomery is "Gomeric's hill". Gomeric was a German personal name meaning "power of man". A surname of English and Scottish earls. Actor Montgomery Clift.
(male) Montgomerio, ..
(female) Montgomese, .. Middle name pairings:
Montgomery Aries (M.A.), ..
How popular is Montgomery?
Montgomery is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#246 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name history of Montgomery for boys. Montgomery reached its top rank of #982 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is currently at #1570. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Monte (#1527 in 2015), Monty and Montie are the prominent variation forms of Montgomery (#1570 in 2015). Usage of these relations of Montgomery was widespread among parents 55 years ago (usage of 0.1%) and is now much diminished, with forms such as Monty becoming somewhat dated.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Mentor, Monroe▼, Montae, Montagew, Montague, Montaine, Montane, Montaro, Montay, Montayne, Montel, Montes, Montez, Montrel, Montrell, Mortimer and Mortymer. These names tend to be more commonly used than Montgomery.See names in meaning and etymology.