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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Montalban

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Alt. Meaning

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

B is for brilliance, your vivacity for life.

A is for activities, for you have many.

N is for narrator, tell many stories

Notable Persons With the Last Name Montalban

Ricardo Montalbán was an actor. He was most active from 1941 to 2009. Ricardo was given the name Ricardo Gonzalo Pedro Montalbán y Merino on November 25th, 1920 in Mexico City, Mexico. He passed away on January 14th, 2009.


Carlos Montalbán was an actor. He was most active from 1932 to 1971. Carlos was born on June 5th, 1903 in Mexico City. He died on March 28th, 1991.


Madeline Montalban was an astrologer; ceremonial magician and astrology. Madeline was given the name Madeline Sylvia Royals on January 8th, 1910 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. She breathed her last breath on January 11th, 1982.



Isabel was born in 1964 in Córdoba, Andalusia.


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Popularity of Montalban as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Montalban U.S.
  White 8.83% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 15.86% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.79% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 73.24% 16.26%

Of Last Name Montalban

People with the last name Montalban are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Montalban

  • How Popular is the name Montalban? As a last name Montalban was the 31,824th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Montalban? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Montalban was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Montalban: Your name in reverse order is Nablatnom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Banalonmt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Montalban? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 725 people with the last name Montalban.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Montalban? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Montalban as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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