Meaning:Pointed Hill


Pronunciation:MON tay gu

Variations:Montagew, Montagu

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About Montague

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Montague is a very regal sounding French name and is a great choice for parents looking for something unique but still rooted in history.

Detailed Meaning

Montague is a name of French origin, meaning ‘pointed hill’. It was common as a given name in the 19th century. It is also the name of a number of cities in America and Canada.

Famous People With This Name

Montague Banks was an Italian comedic actor and film director in the 19th century. Sir Montague Maurice Burton founded the Burton clothing shops, one of Britain’s largest chain shops. Montague Ullman was a prominent American physicshiatrist.

Possible Nicknames

Possible nicknames for Montague include Monty/Montee, Mont, or merely Mon.

Related Names

Montague can also be spelt Montagew and Montagu.

Stories Featuring This Name

Montague was the surname of Romeo’s side of the family in “Romeo and Juliet.” Montague Egg was a fictional detective who appeared in a series of short stories written by Dorothy L. Sayers. Montague “Monty” Bodkin was a reoccurring character in three of P.G. Wodehouse’s novels.

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