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Gender: M Meaning of Mingus: "tenants of a manor" Origin of Mingus: Scottish, variation of Menzies

Supermodel Helena Christensen named her son in honor of jazz great Charles Mingus, opening up a whole category of jazzy possibilities: Kenton, Calloway, Ellington, Gillespie, Mulligan, Tatum, and Thelonius.

Famous People Named Mingus

Mingus Lucien Reedus (b. 1999), son of actor Norman Reedus and supermodel Helena Christensen

Pop Culture References for the name Mingus

Mingus, character played by Chris Rock in the film "2 Days in New York"