"mouth of the Roe river"

Monroe Origin and Meaning

The name Monroe is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "mouth of the Roe river".
Monroe is a presidential surname which feels fresher than Jackson, Lincoln and Taylor. Marilyn Monroe is a famous female namesake, but her smart Scottish surname feels equally usable for either sex. Plus, we think old man nickname Moe would sound both cool and adorable on a baby boy today!

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Famous People Named Monroe

  • (Monroe) Jackson Rathbone VAmerican actor
  • Monroe GrismanAmerican guitarist and singer of Petty Theft, son of musician David Grisman, named after bluegrass legend Bill Monroe
  • Monroe Salisbury (born Orange Salisbury Cash)American actor
  • Monroe GierlAmerican reality TV personality of "Endurance"
  • Monroe Jackson Rathbone VI (b. 2012)son of actor Jackson Rathbone
  • James Monroe Hanson (b. 2008)son of singer Isaac Hanson
  • Easton Quinn Monroe Elfman (b. 2010)son of actors Bodhi and Jenna Elfman
  • Gus Monroe Deveraux Sanford (b. 2014)son of actress Poppy Montgomery and Shawn Sanford
  • James Monroe5th President of the United States
  • Bill MonroeAmerican musician responsible for the bluegrass genre

Monroe in Pop Culture

  • Monroe Stahrcharacter in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Last Tycoon
  • Monroe Fuchescharacter in "Barry"
  • Monroe Ficuscharacter on TV's "Too Close for Comfort"
  • Monroewerewolf character on TV's "Grimm"