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Gender: F Pronunciation: mon-seh-RAHT (first t is silent) Origin of Montserrat: Catalan place name and girls name meaning ‘serrated mountain’. Montserrat's Popularity in 2014: #571

Montserrat is a Catalan name meaning ‘serrated mountain’. That may not be the most appealing meaning, but the exceptional beauty of the Montserrat mountain range near Barcelona, Spain might change your mind. Montserrat is, unsurprisingly, most common among the Spanish community.

Montserrat is also one of the claimed homes of the Holy Grail according to Arthurian legends.

Montserrat (with the first t) is the official spelling, but the variant Monserrat, which better aligns with the name’s pronunciation, is also seen in the Top 1000.”

Famous People Named Montserrat

Montserrat Lombard (b. 1982), British actress, writer, director
Montserrat Caballe (b. 1933), Catalan operatic soprano
Montserrat Carulla (b. 1930), Spanish actress

Pop Culture References for the Name Montserrat

Montserrat is a Caribbean island and British overseas territory.

In 1979, Beatles producer George Martin opened AIR Studios Montserrat, and the island attracted world-famous musicians who came to record in the quiet and lush tropical surroundings of Montserrat.

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