What does Montgomery mean?
Montgomery \m(o)-ntgome-ry, mon-tgo-mery\ 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.
Montgomery is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#211 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Montgomery for boys. Montgomery entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its top rank of #964 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Montgomery and affiliated names. Monty and Monte are the prominent variation forms of Montgomery listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of this boy name was at its highest during 1960-1969 and is now much less, with the forms Monty and Monte becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)