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Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. mon-teh-NEH-gro(Spanish) mon-teh-NEH-ghro(Spanish) mon-teh-NEH-groo(European Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese) mon-tee-NEH-groo(European Portuguese) mon-chee-NEH-groo(Brazilian Portuguese)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Habitational name for someone originally from any of the various locations in Spain and Portugal named Montenegro, from Spanish and Portuguese monte meaning "mountain, hill" and negro meaning "black".
Added 4/10/2012 by Linford Adie M.
Edited 4/21/2020 by HL