What does Montgomery mean?
Montgomery /mont-go-me-ry/ [4 sylls.] 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.
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. 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. in the 1960s, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Monty and Monte are the prominent variation forms of Montgomery. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4243%) and is now much less, with the forms Monte and Monty becoming less trendy. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Montgomery and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)