Do you have a child that shares a name with a Montana town? Or maybe you are expecting a baby and looking for the perfect Montana name for your mini-me.  We've got plenty of awesome places in Big Sky Country that could be great names for a kid! Let's discuss.

My friends named their daughter Kintla - a beautiful, unique name inspired by Kintla Lake, set in Montana's stunning Flathead.

Amidst all of the Olivias, Noahs, Liams, and Emmas you'll find in any classroom in Montana in 2024, here are some great Montana names that also happen to be the names of towns in the Treasure State.

Read More: How 10 Montana Small Towns Got Their Interesting Names

Bridger, MT. Credit Google
Bridger, MT. Credit Google
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Bridger

My 2nd grader is infatuated with a boy in her school named Bridger. She thinks they're going to get married.

Madison

Madison County is one of my favorite areas of Montana and it was a top 10 name for girls for two decades. Boys are named Madison too, like former North Carolina Representative Madison Crawford.

Sidney, MT. Credit Google
Sidney, MT. Credit Google
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Sidney

Spell it like Sydney if you'd like, this Montana town caused confusion for a traveler a few years ago, who meant to fly to Australia but accidentally booked the wrong flight to Sidney, Montana instead.

Dillon

Dillon is a cool, classic name for boys or girls. It's also a very cool town.

Shelby, MT. Credit Google
Shelby, MT. Credit Google
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Shelby

Shelby might not be on the hot baby names list, but every Shelby I've ever met is an awesome person.

Libby

Deep in the Kootenai National Forest, Libby is a beautiful area of Montana and a pretty name.

Fort Benton, MT. Credit Google
Fort Benton, MT. Credit Google
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Benton

We've taken the liberty of abbreviating Fort Benton to Benton, a name that we think might become more popular because it sounds unique.

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Troy

All things old become new again, and this popular Gen X name is due for a resurgence.

Darby, MT. Credit Google
Darby, MT. Credit Google
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Darby

Darby is a retro-hip name that could fit a boy or a girl.

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Credit Cam McLeod via Paramount Network
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Dutton

Dutton could be a little cringy because of the TV show  that made everyone "discover" Montana, but it's still a great name.

Brockton

Why isn't this name more popular for babies in 2024? Who knows, but it's got a nice ring to it.

Denton, MT. Credit Google
Denton, MT. Credit Google
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Denton

"Ton" names are popular and Denton seems like it should be an up-and-comer in popular baby boy names in Montana.

Jordan

This name has slid a bit in popularity in recent years, but it's still wildly popular for boys and girls.

The Most Popular Baby Names In Montana The Year You Were Born

Here are the most popular boys and girls names in Montana each year from 1960 to 2022 according to the Social Security Administration card applications.

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