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The Scottish surname Montgomery, also found in northern Ireland, is one of the most famous of all the Anglo-Scottish surnames. The name is of habitational origin from a place in Calvados, France, so named from Old French mont meaning “hill” and a Germanic personal name composed of the elements guma meaning “man” and ric meaning “power.” Roger de Montgomery, a Norman nobleman who took part in planning the Invasion of England in 1066, was created Earl of Arundel and granted vast estates in Sussex circa 1067. He obtained the earldom of Shewsbury in Shropshire in 1071. Robert de Mundegumri was the first recorded namebearer in Scotland, a charter witness in circa 1165. The highest concentration of the name Montgomery in Scotland is in Lanarkshire with almost 70% of bearers of the name in Scotland residing there.
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