Mulan

First Name
266
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Mulan mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Mulan

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  • A user from District of Columbia, United States says the name Mulan is of Chinese origin and means "Wood orchid".
  • According to a user from Massachusetts, United States, the name Mulan is of Chinese origin and means "Flower of Magnolia, or ancient Chinese woman warrior".
  • A user from Georgia, United States says the name Mulan means "Wood Orchid".
  • A submission from California, United States says the name Mulan means "Adventurous" and is of Chinese origin.

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Wiktionary
  1. definite singular of mula

Notable Persons Named Mulan

Mulan is a fictional character. Mulan is also known as Fa Ping.

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Mulan Jameela is a pop rock, pop music, contemporary r&b, and dance-pop musician. She has been prominent since 2001. Mulan was given the name Terry Tantri Wulansari on August 23rd, 1982. Mulan is also known as Mulan Kwok.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mulan

Mulan is a fictional character. Mulan is also known as Fa Ping.

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International Interest for Mulan

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Fun Facts about the name Mulan

  • How Popular is the name Mulan? Mulan is the 23,187th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Mulan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 266 babies born with the first name Mulan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mulan to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mulan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 16 new born babies.
  • When was Mulan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mulan is Thursday, February 11th, 1909.
  • What year had the most people named Mulan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mulan was in 2016 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Random Mulan Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mulan is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Mulan: Your name in reverse order is Nalum. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lunam. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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