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Gender: F Meaning of Monroe: "mouth of the Roe river" Origin of Monroe: Scottish Monroe's Popularity in 2014: #787

Monroe is a presidential name which, thanks to the immortal beauty of Marilyn Monroe, seems to fit best with a girl. Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon chose it for their twin daughter, honoring Marilyn Monroe. Carey's use of Monroe as a girls' name did much to revive this Old Man name, ala Sydney, as a fashionable choice for girls.

Famous People Named Monroe

Monroe Cannon, daughter of Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon
Marilyn Monroe, iconic sex symbol, actress, singer

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