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Hugh meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Hugh No. of characters: 4 Gender: BoyOrigin: English Old High German
How to pronounce Hugh hu-gh What does my name mean?
Meanings: Heart Mind Spirit Bright Mind Bright in Mind and Spirit Intelligent Soul English form of Hugo (meaning: spirit, mind) Irish origin, meaning: fire. Namesakes: Hugh Grant, British actor.

Hugh was ranked 664 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 0.90% from its previous ranking of 670 in 2015. Hugh was ranked 800 in 1985 list of US girls name and dropped by 7.24% from its previous ranking of 746 in 1968.

Full form of Hugh : Hopeful Unsophisticated Gracious Helpful

Hugh is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Hugh was a very very popular first name for boy but is a rare first name for a girl which is a rare girl name since 1985 and ranked 664 in 2016 in United States. Around 81335 people wear Hugh as their first name. Hugh is a very consistent name over the past 130 years. 0.022502% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Hugh
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1911117307
1912114648
1913113754
1914115967
19151101318
1916961619
19171101403
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Expression number of Hugh is 8.

Hugh has the potential to attain power and authority in their life. Hugh are skilled and efficient who enjoys rivalries and Hugh does not back away from working hard to achieve what they have resolved in their mind

Names that rhyme with Hugh Brough, Cavanaugh, Devaugh, Edborough, Fitzhugh, Hugh, Kavanaugh, Kimbrough, Kinborough, Kynborough, VaughFamous people named Hugh
Aisling Hughes in Fury as Miscellaneous Crew
Jurian Hughes in Session 9 as Actress
Kirsten Hughes in The Kitchen Toto as Actress
Michelle McHugh in There Goes the Neighborhood: Part 1 as Actress
Jennifer Edwards-Hughes in The Straight Story as Actress
Tracy Hughes-Wolf in I Should Be Carried on the Chariot-Type Thing! as
Kay Hughes in Dick Tracy as Actress
Sally Hughes in Hyacinth Tees Off as Actress
Deniz Hughes in S.W.A.T. as Music Department
Meghan Hughes in Monday Morning as Director
Hugh Grant, actor
Hugh Herbert, actor,writer
Hugh Hefner, producer,actor
Hugh W. Griffith III, art director,special effects
Hugh Adams, actor
Names like Hugh Hugeburc, Hugga, Hugh, Hughe, Hughes, Hughetta, Hughette, Hughey, Hughie, Hughlene, Hughlon, Hughoc, Hughston, Hughy, Hugi, Hugiet, Hugo, Hugolin, Hugolina, Hugolinae
Hugh Namesakes Posts having Hugh: Comments :Hugh is a first name and last name. The name is an English first name of French origin: Hugues (also Old French Hue), the Picard spelling -gh- for -gu- generally French. It is in turn is Germanic in origin, such as by the male personal name Hugo is occupied. The meaning of the name is, mind, thinking mind '. Hugh is also as anglicisation the Irish name Aodh used, though not etymologically related with this. Famous bearers of the name are Hugh Blair (1718-1800) - Scottish clergyman, writer and rhetorician, Hugh of Montgomery - Earl of Shrewsbury († 1098), Hugh de Kevelioc - 3rd Earl of Chester (1147-1181). - Ivelisse Kleinman
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Other variants of Hugh :Hugo Huguo Hugues Ugo Hudde Shug Huw  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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