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Gender: F Meaning of Monroe: "mouth of the Roe river" Origin of Monroe: Scottish Monroe's Popularity in 2015: #716

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. Their use of Monroe as a girls' name did much to revive this Old Man name, a la Sydney, as a fashionable choice for girls.

Famous People Named Monroe

Monroe Cannon (b. 2011), daughter of Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon; twin brother Moroccan Scott Cannon
Harlow Monroe Harvey (b. 2015), daughter of singer Kimberly Caldwell and Jordan Harvey
Remington Monroe "Remi" Simms (b. 2013), daughter of Corey Simms of TV's "Teen Mom 2"
Arri Monroe Finder (b. 2011), daughter of Jordan Ward-Finder and Brian Finder of TV's "16 and Pregnant"
Aniyah Monroe Ponce (b. 2011), daughter of Lindsey Harrison and Forest Ponce of TV's "16 and Pregnant"
Marilyn Monroe, iconic sex symbol, actress, singer

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