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What does Munro mean?

Munro Pronunciation of Munro as a name for boys. The meaning of Munro is "mouth of the river Rotha, in Ireland". Munro is an alternate spelling of Monroe (Scottish, Gaelic).

ASSOCIATED WITH Mu-, river, ireland (gaelic)


VARIANTS Munroe, Monro

(male) Manro, ..

(female) Muni, ..

Munro Rigoberto (M.R.), ..

How popular is Munro?

Munro is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#4928 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

The only popular alternative form of Munro (NOT RANKED) rated in the Top 2000 is Monroe (#1270 FROM CURRENT RECORDS). Adoption of this form of Munro was more pronounced a century ago (#206) and has become much lower since (#1270, 87% LESS USAGE), with Monroe becoming less stylish. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Monroe in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Curro, Mano, Manzo, Maro, Mauro, Muir, Mungo, Munir, Murdo, Murrow and Murry. These names tend to be more commonly used than Munro.

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