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Montserrat

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Gender: Female Pronunciation: mon-seh-RAHT (first t is silent) Origin of Montserrat: Catalan place name and girls name meaning ‘serrated mountain’.

The name Montserrat is a girl's name . Montserrat and is often added to lists like Stylish Girls' Names That End in Consonants and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would be the perfect twin?".

From the experts:

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.”

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Famous People Named Montserrat

Montserrat Lombard, English actress
Montserrat Oliver, Mexican model and actress
Montserrat Abelló i Soler, Spanish Catalan poet
Montserrat Figueras, Spanish operatic soprano
Montserrat Roig, Spanish novelist
(María de) Montserrat Viviana Concepción Caballé, Spanish Catalan operatic soprano
Montserrat Carulla, 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.

Comments

Ella Says:

2017-10-09T23:11:53

It ends with rat.

kpearl8 Says:

2017-03-31T00:12:38

Love this so much! Too bad I have no Spanish connections, there's a lot of Spanish girls names I love.

caetano Says:

2016-01-05T04:34:28

I think its an absolutely gorgeous name, especially with the spanish pronunciation

Nozomi Says:

2015-12-29T18:58:39

Switch the s and the t it spells Monsterrat as in a Monster Rat!

OliviaSarah Says:

2015-10-01T20:58:54

this is so beautiful!

ashbee Says:

2015-07-28T18:50:10

I had a classmate named Montserrat in 2nd grade and have always thought it a name with a lot of oomph. I'd be afraid of the "rat" ending, but I've visited the mountain monastery at Montserrat in Catalonia. It's one of the most beautiful and peaceful places I've ever been.

Zelliew Says:

2015-06-14T11:37:17

It's almost like calling a baby sewer rat !

lesliemarion Says:

2014-03-28T23:51:01

Cool word, not for a name.