Don’t laugh but…
LadyHalesBroach · 24/11/2021 18:14
Think I’ve found the perfect name for DD. Disclaimer: DD’s first name translates to ‘loveable’ in husband’s native language.
So DS name could be … ‘Mungo’. It’s Celtic for loveable too.
How bad is it?
Mungo… time for dinner!
Awesome job Mungo!
Let’s talk about Mungo’s school report.
Please someone tell me it’s a grower.
Luredbyapomegranate · 24/11/2021 18:57
Oh - sorry - do you mean DS?? You said DD to start -
If DS then much the same as Magnus - mildly eccentric out of Scotland perhaps, but if you happy with that - crack on. (But maybe give him a standard middle name in case he doesn’t appreciate your taste.)
KirstenBlest · 24/11/2021 18:58
Read the OP again @Luredbyapomegranate, paying special note to this bit
So DS name could be … ‘Mungo’.
IsolaPribby · 24/11/2021 18:59
I'm confused as to whether you are naming a girl or a boy. Please can you clarify?
friedeggandsauce · 24/11/2021 19:00
Use it as a nickname
friedeggandsauce · 24/11/2021 19:00
My daughter is still known by the weird name we gave her when she was in my tummy!
AnFiadhRua · 24/11/2021 19:02
It's a boys' name though.
I'm Irish, in Ireland, and I've heard of it so I don't think it's that unusual, but it's for a boy surely?
What about Morag? I love that. Good strong name like Mungo but within the parametres of good taste 😅
BlueFlavour · 24/11/2021 19:12
I really like it.
Definitely a grower @LadyHalesBroach
AllTheWeetabix · 24/11/2021 19:21
It’s a Filipino dish please don’t
Disfordarkchocolate · 24/11/2021 19:23
I really like it. Excellent name.
KirstenBlest · 24/11/2021 19:30
@AllTheWeetabix , That's monggo not mungo
TheCreamCaker · 24/11/2021 19:37
Mungo? Really? That sounds like a dog's name.
GreyhoundG1rl · 24/11/2021 19:38
It's quite posh. Still awful, though.
GreyhoundG1rl · 24/11/2021 19:39
Oh, hang on, for a girl?? Stop it.
3luckystars · 24/11/2021 19:40
You cannot do that to a child.
I don’t think it is Celtic sounding at all. Here are 90 names that mean loved.
KittenKong · 24/11/2021 19:45
I’m from Glasgow - but I have never met a Mungo (A few Murdos though).
Smartiepants79 · 24/11/2021 19:51
It’s unclear whether this is for a boy or a girl?? Your OP mentions a name for your DD and then that your DS could be called Mungo???
It’s awful for a girl, please don’t.
It’s a bit better for a boy but is still more a name for a pet in my opinion. There is a cat it TS Lewis that’s called MungoJerry and that’s all I can think of.
I’d never pick it myself.
NigellaSeed · 24/11/2021 19:51
It's not the best. But it's acceptable. It's no Velvet Dune atleast
scottishnames · 24/11/2021 19:53
3luck There's no such thing as 'Celtic'. There's Scottish Gaelic, and Irish and Welsh and Cornish and Breton. And 'Brittonic' - an early language related to Welsh spoken in SW Scotland /NW England. All are related, all have differences.
Whatever you think the name Mungo has origins in Brittonic. Fact.
On the other hand, most babyname websites are full of errors.
Motorcyclemptiness · 24/11/2021 19:53
I met a 13 y o DS with that name this summer, who seems to have a decent degree of self confidence. It is a saint's name, so very much a proper christian name, just not perhaps the most attractive-sounding one...
LadyHalesBroach · 24/11/2021 19:56
To clarify, it’s for a BOY. I mentioned that my DD’s name means loveable, which I believe Mungo also means.
It’s definitely intended for a boy though. Sorry some folk got confused there x
3luckystars · 24/11/2021 19:57
@scottishnames I agree with you completely, sorry I worded that badly.
My understanding is that she has a daughter, whose name means ‘lovable’ so now she is having a son and wants a name that means ‘lovable’ for him too.
She looked it up and someplace said that Mungo was ‘Celtic’ for lovable.
LadyHalesBroach · 24/11/2021 19:57
And no, we are not posh Hugh Grant types. Just normal family of (soon to be) 4 living in the countryside in the south.
GreenClock · 24/11/2021 19:58
I like it. It appeals.
scottishnames · 24/11/2021 20:02
flashpaper · 24/11/2021 20:02
I'm pretty sure Hugh Grant's middle name is Mungo
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