"descendent of the bald-headed"

Mulligan Origin and Meaning

The name Mulligan is boy's name of Irish origin meaning "descendent of the bald-headed".
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" MulliganAmerican jazz saxophonist
  • Carey Hannah MulliganEnglish actress
  • Hercules Mulligana tailor spying on the British government during the Revolutionary War

Mulligan in Pop Culture

  • Malachi "Buck" Mulligancharacter in "Ulysses" by James Joyce
  • Mulliganincompetent 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
  • Mulliganterm for a do,over shot in golf
  • Mulligan stewtraditional hobo dish
  • Mulligan'sfamous Irish pub