Montagu Surname History
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Montagu Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Montagu can be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Montagu may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a craft, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Montagu Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Montagu come may come from a trade, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these craft-based last names can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is useful to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Montagu come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".
Montagu Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Montagu were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Montagu. Family names like Montagu change in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages over generations. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Montagu last name are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Montagu Family Tree
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- Charles Montagu Liddell-Grainger 1960 - present
- Margaret Harriet Montagu-douglas-scott, Lady 1811 - 1846
- Margaret Ida Montagu-douglas-scott 1893 - ?
- Mary Theresa Cecil Marchioness Of Montagu-Douglas-scott Exeter 1904 - 1984
- Lady Angela Montagu-Douglas-Scott Dawnay 1906 - 2000
- George Francis John Montagu-douglas-scott 1911 - 1999
- Mary Wina Mannin Bishop Montagu-Douglas-scott
- Eudes I Seigneur De Montagu I, I 1196 - 1243
- Girard de Montagu, Seigneur 1203 - ?
- Caroline Montagu