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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Monroy

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Alt. Meaning

M is for melody, the song of life.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

Notable Persons With the Last Name Monroy

Carlos Julio Arosemena Monroy was a President of Ecuador, Vice President of Ecuador, and List of heads of state of Ecuador. Carlos was born on August 24th, 1919 in Guayaquil. He left this life on March 5th, 2004.


Bert Monroy is an artist.


Aitor Monroy is a soccer player for the Maccabi Petah Tikva F.C., RSD Alcalá, Atlético Madrid C, Atlético Madrid B, UD Logroñés, FC Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț, CFR Cluj, and FC Sheriff Tiraspol. Aitor was born on October 18th, 1987 in Madrid. Aitor is also known as Monroy and Aitor.


Rafael was born on October 21st, 1878. He left this life on July 15th, 1915.


Pablo was born on December 12th, 1980 in Mexico City.


Liza Monroy is a novelist. Liza was given the name Liza Gennatiempo on November 12th, 1979 in Seattle, Washington. Liza is also known as Warehouse and Liza.


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Popularity of Monroy as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Monroy U.S.
  White 5.24% 64.26%
  African American 0.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.95% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.20% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 93.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Monroy

People with the last name Monroy are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Monroy

  • How Popular is the name Monroy? As a last name Monroy was the 2,456th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Monroy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Monroy is Thursday, December 7th, 1882.
  • How unique is the name Monroy? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Monroy. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Monroy: Your name in reverse order is Yornom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mryoon. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Monroy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 14,673 people with the last name Monroy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Monroy? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Monroy as their last name.

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