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What does Munroe mean?

Munroe Pronunciation of Munroe [munroe] as a boys' name has the meaning "mouth of the river Rotha, in Ireland". Munroe is an alternate spelling of Monroe (Scottish, Gaelic).

Associated with: river, ireland (gaelic).


Munroe has 2 variants: Monro and Munro.

Creative forms:
(male) Minroe, Muner, ..

(female) Munmon, Munmor, ..

Middle name pairings:
Munroe Corbyn (M.C.), ..

How popular is Munroe?

Munroe is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#5646 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular varying form of Munroe (not ranked) is Monroe (#1270 via latest list). Other forms, like Monro, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Munroe reached its most widespread in the 1880s (usage of 0.06%) and has become much diminished since (usage 0.01%, 86.8%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arnoe, Macrae, Mannie, Mano, Manoa, Manoel, Manton, Manzo, Marloe, Maro, Marom, Marve, Maurie, Mauro, Menor, Mentor, Merce, Merle, Merom, Minor, Minos, Miron, Moe, Montae, Monte, Montie, Moore, More, Morrie, Morrow, Morrowe (see Murrow), Morse, Muir, Muneer, Muneir, Mungo, Munir, Murdo, Murfee, Murfey (see Murphy), Murfie (see Murphy), Muriel, Murray, Murrey, Murrow, Murry, Murton, Mynor and Myron. These names tend to be more frequently used than Munroe.

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