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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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  1. A magic power or magic spell

Probably of Creole origin, cognate with Gullah moco (“witchcraft”), Fula moco'o (“medicine man”)

  1. A magic charm or spell.
  2. Supernatural skill or luck.
  3. (slang) Personal magnetism; charm.
  4. (slang) Sex appeal; sex drive.
  5. (slang) Illegal drugs.
  6. (slang, usually with "wire") A telecopier; a fax machine.

mojo was also found in the following language(s): Japanese, Lower Sorbian, Spanish, and Venetian

Notable Persons Named Mojo

Mojo was born on July 17th, 1986 in Alexandria, Virginia.


Mojo is a comics character.


Mojo Nixon is a cowpunk, psychobilly, rock, roll, and country music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1985 to 2004. Mojo was given the name Neill Kirby McMillan Jr. on August 2nd, 1957.


She has been prominent since 2011. Mojo was given the name Mojo Celeste Minrod on November 23rd, 1966.



Mojo Kingsley is a sports team member for the Thisted FC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Mojo

Mojo is a comics character.


Paolo Mojo is a progressive house, techno, and tech house dj, producer, remixer, and disc jockey. He was most prominent from 2001 to present. Paolo was given the name Paul Bimson .


Fun Facts about the name Mojo

  • When was the first name Mojo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Mojo is Wednesday, December 25th, 1895.
  • How unique is the name Mojo? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Mojo. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Mojo: Your name in reverse order is Ojom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jmoo. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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