Montez

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
10k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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  1. Irish dancer (1818-1861)
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Notable Persons Named Montez

Montez Murphy is a football player. He was most active from 2006 to 2011. Montez was born on January 6th, 1982.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Montez

Lola Montez was a dancer, actress, lecturer, and author. Lola was given the name Eliza Rosanna Gilbert on February 17th, 1821 in Grange, Sligo, Ireland. Lola is also known as Donna Lola Montez and Maria Dolores Eliza Rosanna Gilbert. She left this life on January 17th, 1861.

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Chris Montez is a rock, standards, and traditional pop music musician. He was most active from 1962 to present. Chris was given the name Ezekiel Christopher Montanez on January 17th, 1943.

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María Montez was an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1940 to 1951. María was given the name María África Gracia Vidal on June 6th, 1912 in Barahona (city). She breathed her last breath on September 7th, 1951.

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Ricardo Montez was an actor. Ricardo was given the name Levy Isaac Attias on September 20th, 1923 in Gibraltar. Ricardo is also known as Ricardo Montez and Levy Isaac Attias. He passed away on October 26th, 2010.

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Mario Montez was an actor. Mario was given the name René Rivera on July 20th, 1935 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He passed away on September 26th, 2013.

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Tim was born in Whittier, California.

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How popular is the baby name Montez in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1907 7 7 0
1908 7 7 0
1909 5 5 0
1912 7 7 0
1913 8 8 0
1914 15 15 0
1915 13 13 0
1916 17 17 0
1917 24 24 0
1918 20 20 0
1919 24 24 0
1920 19 19 0
1921 19 19 0
1922 24 24 0
1923 17 17 0
1924 27 27 0
1925 25 25 0
1926 24 24 0
1927 18 18 0
1928 18 18 0
1929 13 13 0
1930 16 16 0
1931 19 19 0
1932 23 23 0
1933 16 16 0
1934 19 19 0
1935 16 16 0
1936 5 5 0
1937 14 14 0
1938 11 11 0
1939 10 10 0
1940 7 7 0
1941 11 11 0
1942 9 9 0
1943 9 9 0
1944 8 8 0
1945 6 6 0
1946 11 11 0
1947 11 11 0
1948 9 9 0
1950 5 5 0
1951 9 9 0
1952 10 10 0
1953 10 5 5
1954 8 8 0
1955 9 0 9
1956 11 11 0
1958 6 6 0
1959 14 9 5
1960 8 8 0
1961 8 8 0
1962 8 0 8
1963 15 6 9
1964 6 6 0
1965 8 0 8
1966 12 0 12
1967 17 7 10
1968 26 6 20
1969 30 10 20
1970 25 0 25
1971 29 5 24
1972 33 6 27
1973 39 0 39
1974 41 0 41
1975 43 0 43
1976 36 0 36
1977 37 0 37
1978 48 5 43
1979 41 9 32
1980 43 0 43
1981 47 0 47
1982 49 0 49
1983 70 0 70
1984 53 5 48
1985 55 0 55
1986 79 7 72
1987 78 0 78
1988 78 0 78
1989 91 0 91
1990 92 0 92
1991 110 0 110
1992 93 5 88
1993 95 0 95
1994 79 0 79
1995 94 0 94
1996 67 0 67
1997 84 0 84
1998 68 0 68
1999 77 0 77
2000 65 0 65
2001 60 0 60
2002 64 0 64
2003 55 0 55
2004 60 0 60
2005 54 0 54
2006 62 0 62
2007 64 0 64
2008 67 0 67
2009 56 0 56
2010 56 0 56
2011 56 0 56
2012 48 0 48
2013 49 0 49
2014 45 0 45
2015 50 0 50
2016 35 0 35
2017 31 0 31

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Popularity of Montez as a first name

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Popularity of Montez as a last name

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Common first names for Montez

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Montez U.S.
  White 9.63% 64.26%
  African American 1.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.74% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 86.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Montez

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

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Fun Facts about the name Montez

  • How Popular is the name Montez? Montez is the 4,614th most popular name of all time. As a last name Montez was the 3,539th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Montez have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,652 babies born with the first name Montez in the United States. That's more than enough people named Montez to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Montez? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1907 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Montez first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Montez is Tuesday, June 6th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Montez born? The highest recorded use of the first name Montez was in 1991 with a total of 110 babies.
  • Random Montez Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Montez is not a popular baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Montez: Your name in reverse order is Zetnom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Onmzet. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Montez? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,097 people with the last name Montez.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Montez? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Montez as their last name.

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  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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