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  1. Montezumanoun

    evergreen tree with large leathery leaves and large pink to orange flowers; considered a link plant between families Bombacaceae and Sterculiaceae


  1. Montezumanoun

    A Nahuatl (Aztec) given name, and the name of two Aztec emperors.

  2. Montezumanoun

    Moctezuma II (1466-1520), the Aztec emperor at the time of the Spanish conquest.

  3. Etymology: From Motēuczōma.


  1. montezuma

    Montezuma is typically associated with two prominent figures in history: 1) Montezuma, also known as Moctezuma I or Motecuhzoma I, was a 15th-century ruler of the Aztec Empire, who significantly expanded its boundaries during his reign. 2) Montezuma II, also known as Moctezuma II or Motecuhzoma Xocoyotzin, was the Aztec ruler encountered by the Spanish conquistadors led by Hernán Cortés in the 16th century. His reign marked the beginning of the end of the Aztec Empire due to the Spanish conquest. Montezuma can also refer to several locations in the United States, including towns in Arizona, Georgia, Iowa, and New Mexico, among others. In addition, Montezuma is the name of a national wildlife refuge in New York.


  1. Montezuma

    The Town of Montezuma is a Statutory Town located in eastern Summit County, Colorado, United States. The town population was 65 at U.S. Census 2010. The town is a former mining camp that sits at an elevation of 10,200 feet, just west of the Continental Divide, nestled among mountains that reach an elevation of 12,000-13,000 feet around it. It is situated in the upper valley of the Snake River above the resort town of Keystone in the Rocky Mountains.

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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Montezuma is ranked #57639 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Montezuma surname appeared 353 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Montezuma.

    90.3% or 319 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    6.2% or 22 total occurrences were White.
    1.9% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of montezuma in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of montezuma in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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