"mouth of the Roe river"

Monroe Origin and Meaning

The name Monroe is a girl's name meaning "mouth of the Roe river".
Monroe is a presidential name which, thanks to the immortal beauty of Marilyn Monroe, is catching on fast for baby girls. 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 newly fashionable choice for girls.
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Famous People Named Monroe

  • Monroe Cannon (b. 2011)daughter of singer Mariah Carey and actor Nick Cannon; twin brother Moroccan Scott Cannon
  • Monroe Christine Lewis (b. 2016)daughter of TV personality Jeff Lewis of "Flipping Out"
  • Monroe Sky Mizanin (b. 2018)daughter of pro wrestlers Mike “The Miz” and Maryse Mizanin
  • Stella Monroe Hulse (b. 2008)daughter of model/actress Gena Lee Nolin and ice hockey player Cale Hulse
  • Arri Monroe Finder (b. 2011)daughter of Jordan Ward,Finder and Brian Finder of TV's "16 and Pregnant"
  • Aniyah Monroe HarrisonPonce (b. 2011), daughter of Lindsey Harrison and Forest Ponce of TV's "16 and Pregnant"
  • Bella Monroe James (b. 2012)daughter of rapper Juelz Santana and model Kimbella
  • Remington Monroe "Remi" Simms (b. 2013)daughter of Corey Simms of TV's "Teen Mom 2"
  • Isabella Monroe Nguyen (b. 2014)daughter of reality TV personality Tila Tequila
  • Saylor Monroe Langdaughter of singers Jonny Lang and Haylie Johnson; twin brother Raimy Lee
  • Marlowe Monroe Bratcher (b. 2014)daughter of actress Jenna von Oy and Brad Bratcher
  • Bridget Monroe Pope (b. 2014)daughter of TV personality Rosie Pope
  • Layla Monroe Robinson (b. 2015)daughter of Devon Broyles and Eric Robinson of "16 and Pregnant"
  • Harlow Monroe Harvey (b. 2015)daughter of singer Kimberly Caldwell and Jordan Harvey
  • Marilyn MonroeAmerican actress, singer, and sex symbol

Monroe in Pop Culture

  • Zoe Monroethe CW's hit show 'The 100'
  • Red Monroecharacter from Lauren Child's Ruby Redfort book series