Montero Family History
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Montero Name Meaning
Spanish: occupational name for a beater or other assistant at a hunt, from an agent derivative of monte, which, as well as meaning ‘mountain’, ‘hill’, could be used in the transferred sense of a game forest on wooded upland. The occupational term was itself also used as a title for any of various palace functionaries, and some cases of the surname may derive from this.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Minter, Montera, Montejo, Monter, Otero, Monte, Monteiro, Montesi