Montgomery

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Norman surname, from a place in Normandy (Old French for "Gomeric's hill"). Gumaric was a Germanic personal name composed of *gumô (man) and *rīks (ruler) (whence the modern French surnames Gomery, Gommery and Gumery).[1]

Proper noun[edit]

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Montgomery

  1. A surname​.
  2. Bernard Montgomery (Monty), a British army officer.
  3. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  4. The capital city of Alabama; see Wikipedia:Montgomery, Alabama.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Patrick Hanks, Flavia Hodges, A Concise Dictionary of First Names (Oxford University Press, 2001)