First recorded as a given name of Latvians in early 20th century. From Latin mons (“mountain”).
- A female given name.
- Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, →ISBN
-  Population Register of Latvia: Monta was the only given name of 1616 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.