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Mungo

What does Mungo mean?

Mungo Pronunciation of Mungo [mun-go] as a boys' name is of Scottish and Gaelic origin. Possibly "most dear". Mungo (from "Munghu") is a nickname for the ancient name Kentigern, and the seventh-century Saint Kentigern (also known as Saint Mungo) is the patron saint of Glasgow, Scotland. According to one biographer, he was uncle to the legendary King Arthur.

Associated with: scottish, gaelic, ancient (old), saint, legendary (mythology), king.

Variations

Creative forms:
(male) Mongo, Mungue, ..

(female) Munda, Munet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mungo Zayden (M.Z.), ..

How popular is Mungo?

Mungo is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#18994 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Mungo has not made it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mungo name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mungo outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bingo, Dingo, Hugo, Ingo, Mano, Manzo, Monro, Munir, Munro, Munroe, Murdo and Ringo. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mungo.


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