Meaning of “Your Name is mud” Origin of Phrase with examples.

Your Name is mud


Someone who is unpopular.


If Jack doesn’t pay for the support of his child, his name is Mud.


This phrase comes from an 1823 slang dictionary And his name is mud!, used at the conclusion of a silly oration, or of a leader. The phrase appears to be one of the many that, when a news story arises, match the gist of a story and later become associated with it.

Alternative: John Wilkes Booth broke his leg while escaping after shooting Abraham Lincoln. He was given medical help by Dr. Samuel Mudd, who didn’t then know about the assassination. Mudd was wrongly convicted of being Booth’s conspirator. Actually, the phrase was in wide circulation before logs rorir bre Mudd was defamed.

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