Montano History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Noble surnames, such as Montano, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Montano, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Montano family originally lived in a mountainous region of that province. This local name was originally derived from the Spanish word monte, which means hill or wooded upland.

Early Origins of the Montano family

The surname Montano was first found in the Basque region of northern Spain in a hamlet near Berantevilla in Álava.

Early History of the Montano family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Montano research. Another 194 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 128 and 1289 are included under the topic Early Montano History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Montano Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Montoya, de Montoya, Monte, Montes, de Montes, Móntez, Montez, Montero, Monteros, de los Monteros, Montecillo, Montejo, de Montejo, Mont, Montaña, Montana, Montaño and many more.

Early Notables of the Montano family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family were seventeenth century Spanish writer Román Montero Espinosa; nineteenth century Colombian military officer José Manuel Montoya; nineteenth century Spanish bullfighter Francisco Montes, known as "Paquiro"; nineteenth century Bolivian politician Ismael Montes; nineteenth century Spanish composer Juan de Montes...
Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Montano Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Montano migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Montano Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Juan Montano, went to Mexico in 1538
Montano Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Juan Montano, who landed in America in 1813 [1]
Montano Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Andrea Montano, aged 20, who landed in America from Tufino, in 1904
  • Antonio Montano, aged 33, who immigrated to America from Cerleto Perti, in 1905
  • Antonio Montano, aged 29, who landed in America from Guardia, in 1905
  • Cuoro Montano, aged 21, who landed in America from Acerra, Italy, in 1906
  • Antonietta Montano, aged 10, who immigrated to the United States from Corleto Perticara, Italy, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Montano (post 1700) +

  • Sumalee Montano, American actress
  • Robert Montano, American film and television actor
  • Mark Montano, American interior designer, artist, writer, and TV personality
  • Alysia Montaño (b. 1986), American middle distance runner
  • Linda Mary Montano (b. 1942), American central figure in contemporary performance art
  • Tony Montano, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1996, 2000 (alternate), 2004 [2]
  • Theresa Montano, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988 [2]
  • Sandy Montano, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1996 [2]
  • Ricardo Montano, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004 [2]
  • Michael Montano, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000 [2]
  • ... (Another 17 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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