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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Montague mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Montague

"Montague" is a name of English origin, and it means "From the pointed hill". It's a name commonly given to boys.

  1. A surname​, variant of Montagu.
  2. A male given name.
  3. A member of Romeo's family in William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet.
  4. (figuratively) By analogy with the Shakespearean play, a member or citizen of the family, party, or country of the husband in a Romeo and Juliet couple.
  5. A city in California
  6. A town in Massachusetts
  7. A city in Michigan
  8. A town in New York
  9. A township in Ontario
  10. A town in Prince Edward Island
  11. An unincorporated census-designated place in Texas

Notable Persons Named Montague

M. R. James was a fantasy and ghost story author and scholarly method. M. was given the name Montague Rhodes James on August 1st, 1862 in Goodnestone, Kent, England. He passed away on June 12th, 1936.


Montague Druitt was a teacher and barrister. Montague was born on August 15th, 1857 in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England. He breathed his last breath in 1888.


Montague Summers was a writer. Montague was given the name Augustus Montague Summers on April 10th, 1880 in Clifton, Bristol, England. He breathed his last breath on August 10th, 1948.


Montague Maurice Burton was an important individual. Montague was born on August 15th, 1885 in Lithuania. Montague is also known as Osinsky and Meshe David. He passed away on September 21st, 1952.


Montague Dawson was a famous human. Montague was born Montague Dawson in 1890 in Chiswick, London. He passed away in 1973.


Montague Ullman was a scientist in the fields of parapsychology and psychiatry. Montague was born on September 9th, 1916. He died on June 7th, 2008.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Montague

Bruce Montague is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1963 to 1963. Bruce was born on March 24th, 1939 in Deal, Kent.


Sarah Montague is a (), journalist, radio & television presenter, stockbroker, and ((former)). Sarah was born on February 8th, 1966 in Guernsey.


John Montague is a writer. John was born on February 28th, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York, United States.


Richard Montague was a scientist in the fields of mathematics and philosophy. Richard was born on September 20th, 1930 in Stockton, California. He died on March 7th, 1971.


Lee Montague is a famous person. Lee was born on October 16th, 1927 in Bow, London.


Evelyn Montague was a notable person. Evelyn was born on March 20th, 1900 in Chorlton-cum-Hardy. He breathed his last breath on January 30th, 1948.


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Popularity of Montague as a last name

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Common last names for Montague

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  • Wood

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Montague U.S.
  White 66.10% 64.26%
  African American 27.51% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.84% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.89% 16.26%

Of Last Name Montague

People with the last name Montague are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Montague

  • How Popular is the name Montague? Montague is the 19,852nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Montague was the 3,209th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Montague have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 347 babies born with the first name Montague in the United States. That's more than enough people named Montague to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Montague? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Montague first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Montague is Saturday, March 13th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Montague born? The highest recorded use of the first name Montague was in 1915 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Montague: Your name in reverse order is Eugatnom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aognumet. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Montague? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,258 people with the last name Montague.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Montague? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Montague as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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