Infographic of Monroe name meaning, which is “From the reddish marsh,” based on the Celtic. Also spelled Munroe, Munro.
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Monroe Name Popularity

How popular is the name Monroe? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 249 52 0.0148%
1911 271 57 0.0153%
1912 264 139 0.0276%
1913 252 184 0.0325%
1914 265 231 0.0331%
1915 278 275 0.0303%
1916 297 270 0.028%
1917 280 303 0.0303%
1918 281 329 0.0307%
1919 285 318 0.0304%
1920 299 327 0.0294%
1921 290 341 0.0298%
1922 303 318 0.0285%
1923 310 304 0.0271%
1924 340 259 0.0223%
1925 325 277 0.0245%
1926 312 295 0.0268%
1927 326 270 0.0244%
1928 339 241 0.0225%
1929 323 252 0.0243%
1930 339 234 0.0224%
1931 341 217 0.022%
1932 377 183 0.0185%
1933 357 187 0.0201%
1934 368 186 0.0192%
1935 377 164 0.0169%
1936 359 188 0.0195%
1937 392 160 0.0162%
1938 397 165 0.0161%
1939 415 152 0.0149%
1940 405 163 0.0153%
1941 422 150 0.0133%
1942 444 155 0.0123%
1943 426 170 0.013%
1944 440 151 0.0122%
1945 492 110 0.009%
1946 462 146 0.0099%
1947 461 172 0.0103%
1948 474 155 0.0097%
1949 498 135 0.0084%
1950 591 89 0.0055%
1951 561 107 0.0063%
1952 521 135 0.0077%
1953 612 96 0.0054%
1954 652 82 0.0045%
1955 615 102 0.0055%
1956 700 72 0.0038%
1957 688 76 0.0039%
1958 748 59 0.0031%
1959 731 66 0.0035%
1960 887 34 0.0018%
1961 813 47 0.0025%
1962 889 34 0.0019%
1963 805 47 0.0026%
1964 938 29 0.0016%
1965 965 24 0.0015%
1966 811 40 0.0026%
1967 862 34 0.0022%
1968 946 24 0.0016%
1969 998 25 0.0016%
1970 1,011 28 0.0018%
1971 1,075 23 0.0015%
1972 1,808 5 0.0004%
1973 1,240 14 0.0011%
1974 1,240 15 0.0012%
1975 1,343 12 0.0009%
1976 1,474 10 0.0008%
1977 1,224 18 0.0013%
1978 0 0%
1979 1,391 15 0.0011%
1980 1,708 7 0.0005%
1981 1,531 12 0.0008%
1982 0 0%
1983 1,743 7 0.0005%
1984 0 0%
1985 2,105 5 0.0003%
1986 0 0%
1987 2,183 5 0.0003%
1988 0 0%
1989 2,108 7 0.0004%
1990 2,397 6 0.0004%
1991 0 0%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 0 0%
1995 2,015 11 0.0007%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 0 0%
1999 0 0%
2000 2,821 5 0.0003%
2001 2,590 6 0.0004%
2002 0 0%
2003 0 0%
2004 0 0%
2005 2,654 6 0.0004%
2006 0 0%
2007 0 0%
2008 0 0%
2009 3,074 5 0.0003%
2010 2,581 7 0.0005%
2011 2,920 5 0.0004%
2012 1,814 26 0.0018%
2013 1,517 43 0.003%
2014 1,496 47 0.0032%
2015 1,223 85 0.0058%
2016 1,380 62 0.0043%
2017 1,292 70 0.005%
2018 1,378 59 0.0043%
2019 1,366 60 0.0044%
2020 1,574 56 0.0044%

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Names Like Monroe

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What names are variants of Monroe?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Monroe.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Monro

Mouth of the river Rotha, in Ireland

Scottish

Munro

Mouth of the river Rotha, in Ireland

Scottish

Munroe

Mouth of the river Rotha, in Ireland

Scottish


What names sound like Monroe?

If you like how Monroe sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Monroe.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Menor

Younger

Latin

Minor

Younger

Latin

Mynor

Younger

Latin


Lists With Monroe

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Siblings of Monroe

Mamas with kids named Monroe also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Waylon

Land by the road

English

Clint

Fenced settlement

English

1 Comment

  1. We chose the name after my grandfathers middle name. We both loved it before we even had kids. It’s a strong name with lots of good nicknames (Moe or Roe). We paired the name with my husbands grandfathers name for his middle name. It is so special?


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