Given Name MONTSERRAT

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Catalan
PRONOUNCED: moon-sə-RAT  [details]

Meaning & History

From the name of a mountain near Barcelona, the site of a monastery founded in the 10th century. The mountain gets its name from Latin mons serratus meaning "jagged mountain".
VARIANT: Monserrat
DIMINUTIVE: Montse

Categories

earth, landforms, place names
Entry updated August 16, 2017