Originally denoted someone who came from the Armenian town of Mushi.
Possibly from a nickname meaning "the one who had to"
, from the past participle of the verb muset
meaning "must" (of Germanic origin).
From Italian mussolina
, a type of cloth, itself derived from the city of Mosul in Iraq. This name was borne by the Italian dictator Benito Mussolini (1883-1945).
Referred to a shepherd or else someone who in some way resembled a sheep, derived from Norman French mouton "sheep"
From nickname derived from Czech myš