Monte Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Montgomery:
Transferred use of the surname originating from a Norman baronial name derived from a place-name in Calvados, Normandy. The name, de Monte Goumeril, is composed of the Old French elements mont (hill) and the personal name Goumeril, a derivative of the Germanic Gomeric (man power). Short: Monty.
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- Nicknames for Monte
Mont is a nickname for Monte.
- Meanings and history of the name Monte
The name is often associated with surnames of Montgomery, Montfort and Montague. These primarily have French origins that later migrated to Britain. There are some associations with Italian surnames also.
- Famous real-life people named Monte
Monte or Monty was a shortened name for Montgomery Clift, the popular actor of the late 1940s through early 1960s.
There was Monty Hall of 'Let's Make A Deal' TV game show notoriety.
- Monte in song, story & screen
There were actors Monte Blue and Monte Hale. Both often played in western movies. Monte Hale was in Giant with James Dean, Rock Hudson, and Liz Taylor.