Mowgli: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Mowgli

Mowgli

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Kipling stated that the first syllable is supposed to rhyme with "cow" and that's how it's pronounced in Britain. In America, it almost always rhymes with "go."

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Nicknames for Mowgli: | Edit

Mo/Mow, Ow, Gli

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In the stories the name is said to mean "frog," but Kipling made that up. The name has no meaning.

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Mowgli is the name of the boy in Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book as well as the Disney adaptation.

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