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Gender: Male Origin of Mowgli: Literary name

The name Mowgli is a boy's name . Mowgli and is often added to lists like Disney Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Build a sibset together!".

From the experts:

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 Wentz, son of American singer Ashlee Simpson and guitarist Pete Wentz

Pop Culture References for the name Mowgli

Mowgli, character in Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book" and films