Monroe - Meaning of Monroe

What does Monroe mean?

[ 2 syll. mo-nroe, mon-r-oe ] The baby girl name Monroe is also used as a boy name, though it is slightly more popular for girls. It is pronounced MahN-ROW (English) †. Monroe is of Celtic origin. The name Monroe means 'woman from the river'.

Forms of Monroe include the names Monro, Monrow, and Monrowe.

See also the related categories, river and celtic.

Monroe is rather popular as a baby girl name, and it is also perceived as rather trendy. The name has been rising in popularity since the 2010s; prior to that, it was of only sporadic use. At the modest peak of its usage in 2018, 0.027% of baby girls were named Monroe. It had a ranking of #603 then. Out of all girl names in its family, Monroe was the most widely used in 2018. Although Monroe is somewhat used more commonly as a baby girl name today, there was a period prior to 1971 that it was more popular with boys. After 2012, increasingly the name became more popular with baby girls than with boys.

A baby name that sounds like Monroe is the name Mountgomery.

† Pronunciation for Monroe: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"

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