The name Monte is a boy's name meaning "man power". Monte and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Strong, Brave or Powerful and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".
From the experts:
Monte, pronounced with two syllables as brother Monty, is an old-fashioned nickname-name that's reclaiming a certain amount of dash and charm. It was recently chosen by actor Guy Pearce--which may signal a comeback.