First Name
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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Origin and Meaning of Mullan

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

U is for useful, always to others.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

A is for attractive, inside and out

N is for normal, step outside of the box!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Mullan

Peter Mullan is an actor and filmmaker. He has been prominent since 1988. Peter was born on November 2nd, 1959 in Peterhead, Scotland.



Matt was born on February 23rd, 1987 in Brighton.



Brian Mullan is a soccer player for the Creighton Bluejays, Wisconsin Rebels, LA Galaxy, San Jose Earthquakes, Houston Dynamo, Colorado Rapids, and United States men's national soccer team. Brian was born on April 23rd, 1978 in Mineola, New York, United States.


Jr. John Mullan was a soldier, civil servant, and lawyer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1852 to 1884. Jr. was born on July 31st, 1830 in Norfolk, Virginia, U.S. He died on December 28th, 1909.


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Popularity of Mullan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mullan U.S.
  White 88.25% 64.26%
  African American 1.08% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.90% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.47% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.97% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mullan

People with the last name Mullan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Mullan

  • How Popular is the name Mullan? As a last name Mullan was the 14,631st most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Mullan? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Mullan was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Mullan: Your name in reverse order is Nallum. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mnulla. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mullan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,034 people with the last name Mullan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mullan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mullan as their last name since less than 1 person in 145k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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