Literary name

Mowgli Origin and Meaning

The name Mowgli is a boy's name .

The name of the young hero of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, who was raised by wolves (really) and becomes a genius hunter and trapper, was chosen as a middle name for their son Bronx (really, again) by rockers Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz. Kipling invented the name, whose first syllable rhymes with cow.

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Famous People Named Mowgli

  • Bronx Mowgli Wentzson of American singer Ashlee Simpson and guitarist Pete Wentz

Mowgli in Pop Culture

  • Mowglicharacter in Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book" and films