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From Old English mann m (human being, person, man) + Roe, a river in Northern Ireland, meaning "man from the River Roe".

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Monroe

  1. A Scottish topographic surname from Scottish Gaelic from Gaelic words meaning "foot of a hill"
  2. A settlement in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
  3. A townland in County Meath, Ireland.
  4. Any of a number of places in the United States, including:
    1. The former name of an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, now Hales Grove.
    2. A town in Fairfield County, Connecticut.
    3. A city, the county seat of Walton County, Georgia.
    4. A small town in Adams County, Indiana.
    5. A small unincorporated community in Tippecanoe County, Indiana.
    6. A small city in Jasper County, Iowa.
    7. An unincorporated community in Hart County, Kentucky.
    8. A sizable city, the parish seat of Ouachita Parish, Louisiana.
    9. A town in Waldo County, Maine.
    10. A small town in Franklin County, Massachusetts.
    11. A city, the county seat of Monroe County, Michigan
    12. A village in Platte County, Nebraska.
    13. A small town in Grafton County, New Hampshire.
    14. A sizable town and village in Orange County, New York.
    15. A city, the county seat of Union County, North Carolina.
    16. A city in Warren County and Butler County, Ohio.
    17. An unincorporated community in Jackson County, Ohio.
    18. A small unincorporated community in Le Flore County, Oklahoma.
    19. A small city in Benton County, Oregon.
    20. A borough of Bradford County, Pennsylvania.
    21. A small town in Turner County, South Dakota.
    22. An unincorporated community in Overton County, Tennessee.
    23. A small city in Sevier County, Utah.
    24. An unincorporated community in Amherst County, Virginia.
    25. A city in Snohomish County, Washington.
    26. A small town in Adams County, Wisconsin.
    27. A town and city, the county seat of Green County, Wisconsin.
    28. A number of townships in the United States, listed under Monroe Township.
  5. A unisex given name transferred from the surname.

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