The name Mingus may refer to:

  • Charles Mingus (1922-1979), jazz composer and double bass player
    • Mingus Big Band, a modern repertory group specializing in Mingus' music
    • Mingus Dynasty (band), the original repertory group formed after Mingus' death
    • Sue Mingus, wife of the jazz composer
    • Mingus!, 1960 album by Charles Mingus
    • Mingus (album), 1979 jazz album by Joni Mitchell with Charles Mingus
    • Epitaph (Mingus) Masterwork composition by Charles Mingus and its stage presentation, recordings, and score.
  • Mingus, Texas (pop. 246 in 2000), U.S. town in Palo Pinto County
  • Mingus Mountain (7,726 feet), Arizona mountain in the Black Hills
  • Max Mingus, character in a series of books by British thriller writer Nick Stone