Montfort Family History
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Montfort Name Meaning
French and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the numerous places called Montfort, from Old French mont ‘hill’ (see Mont 1) + fort ‘strong’, ‘impregnable’ (Latin fortis). A Norman bearer of this name, from Montfort-sur-Risle in Eure, near Brionne, accompanied William the Conqueror in his invasion of England in 1066.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Montford, Monforte, Monfort, Mondor, Montoro, Montet, Comfort