Mount - Variation of Mountain: Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks. ["Mount" preceding the name usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.]
Adopted by the Geographic Board 23 February 1918, as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary map #10, surveyed in 1916, published in 1917.
Source: BC place name cards & correspondence, and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.
Named in 1917 by interprovincial boundary surveyors, "After Major-General Sir Frederick Stanley Maude (1864-1917), captor of Bagdad; military secretary to the governor general at Ottawa, 1901-04." (Extract from the Canada Gazette 23 February 1918.)