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Montfort Name Meaning

French and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the numerous places called Montfort, from Old French mont ‘hill’ (see Mont 1) + fort ‘strong’, ‘impregnable’ (Latin fortis). A Norman bearer of this name, from Montfort-sur-Risle in Eure, near Brionne, accompanied William the Conqueror in his invasion of England in 1066.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Montford, Monforte, Monfort, Mondor, Montoro, Montet, Comfort

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Montfort Family Origin

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Montfort Family Occupations

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  • Professor Of French

    100%

In 1881, the most common Montfort occupation in the UK was Professor Of French. 100% of Montfort's were Professor Of Frenchs.

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