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Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. mon-tal-vo, mont-al-vo  [key]
Other Forms FormsMontalba, Montalbán, Montalvi, Montalvão, Montalve, Montalvy

Meaning & History

Montalvo is a habitational Portuguese and Spanish surname that originated in the medieval period. It comes from the Spanish words monte, meaning "mount", and albo, meaning "white". The name was often given to families who lived near or on a white mountain or hill, and can be interpreted as "white mountain".
Added 4/25/2024 by anonymous
Edited 5/6/2024 by Mike C