Last name: MOUNTAIN

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All you have to know about the last name MOUNTAIN

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MOUNTAIN : This last name is indexed 48,991 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MOUNTAIN : 1: English (Yorkshire; of Norman origin): topographic name from Middle English mountaine ‘mountain’ (Old French montagne). See Montagne.2: Irish: either of Norman origin as 1 above or a variant of Manton.3: English: variant of Monkton a habitational name from Monkton (Kent Somerset) Moor Monkton and Nun Monkton (Yorkshire) Bishop Monkton (Yorkshire) or any of numerous other places called Monkton named with Old English munuc ‘monk’ + tūn ‘farmstead estate’.

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