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Gender: M Meaning of Mongo: "famous" Origin of Mongo: Yoruba

Associated with famed percussionist Mongo Santamaria, but it's too close to the word mongrel to ever have widespread success in this country.

Famous People Named Mongo

Mongo Santamaria, Cuban-American jazz percussionist

Pop Culture References for the Name Mongo

Mongo, giant gingerbread man in the movie "Shrek 2"
Mongo, character in the movie "Blazing Saddles"

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