Gender: Male Meaning of Mungo: "my pet" Origin of Mungo: Scottish nickname

Mungo Origin and Meaning

The name Mungo is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "my pet".

Mungo is one of the most classic Scottish names but perhaps also among the most difficult names to carry. There is a St. Mungo whose proper name was Kentigern; he is the patron saint of Glasgow.

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Mungo's International Variations

Munga (Gaelic)


aaronburrsir Says:


It's... okay, but the meaning makes it rather creepy.

-EagleEyes- Says:


Sounds kind of like Margot with a twist.

Haids1987 Says:


I had no idea this was a real name, I thought JK Rowling made it up. How quirky and fun!

Zelliew Says:


Not my favourite name but I might go shopping for mung beans

esita Says:


Mungo MacCullum is an Australian journalist

auroradawn Says:


I just met a red-haired, blue-eyed puppy named Mungo Jerry (called Mungo), and thought it was a brilliant name for a dog. I didn't know about the band till I read Nameberry's Mungo entry!