Meaning and Origin of: Montgomery

Boy name origins & meanings

  • French : Mountain hunter
  • English : Rich man's mountain

Family name origins & meanings

  • English, Scottish, and northern Irish (of Norman origin) : habitational name from a place in Calvados, France, so named from Old French mont ‘hill’ + a Germanic personal name composed of the elements guma ‘man’ + rīc ‘power’. In Ireland this surname has been Gaelicized as Mac Iomaire and in Scotland as Mac Gumaraid.