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]
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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".