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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Catalan
Pronounced Pron. POOZH-də-mon  [key]
Other Forms FormsPuigdemunt, Puigdamont, Puigdemon, Puig de Mont

Meaning & History

Means "top of the hill" or "peak of the mountain". It is derived from Catalan puig meaning "hill, peak" combined with either damunt meaning "on top, above", or munt (a diminutive of muntanya) meaning "mountain", using the preposition d'. A famous bearer of this name is the Catalan politician and journalist Carles Puigdemont (1962-), a former president of the Government of Catalonia in Spain.
Added 12/4/2023 by General9696
Edited 12/4/2023 by General9696