Scottish, variation of Menzies
"tenants of a manor"

Mingus Origin and Meaning

The name Mingus is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "tenants of a manor".
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.

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Famous People Named Mingus

  • Mingus Lucien Reedus (b. 1999)son of actor Norman Reedus and supermodel Helena Christensen
  • Charles MingusAmerican jazz bassist

Mingus in Pop Culture

  • Minguscharacter played by Chris Rock in the film "2 Days in New York"
  • Max Minguscharacter in a series of thriller novels by Nick Stone
  • Mingus Rudecharacter in Jonathan Lethem novel "The Fortress of Solitude"
  • Mingus Mountainfound near Prescott, Arizona