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Gender: M Meaning of Mulligan: "descendent of the bald-headed" Origin of Mulligan: Irish

Less appealing than some other Irish surnames, such as Malone and Sullivan, unless used as a tribute to jazz musician Gerry. There could be some Mulligan stew teasing.

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Famous People Named Mulligan

Gerald Joseph "Gerry" Mulligan, American jazz saxophonist
Carey Hannah Mulligan, English actress
Hercules Mulligan, a tailor spying on the British government during the Revolutionary War

Pop Culture References for the name Mulligan

Malachi "Buck" Mulligan, character in "Ulysses" by James Joyce
Mulligan, incompetent commander in 1970 film "Kelly's Heroes"
"Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel", children's book by Virginia Lee Burton
"Mulligan Stew," postmodern novel by Gilbert Sorrentino
"Mulligans," 2008 movie
Mulligan, term for a do-over shot in golf
Mulligan stew, traditional hobo dish
Mulligan's, famous Irish pub