Colors Related to this Name: Black, Purple

Qualities Related to this Name: Born Leader, Visionary

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #913 in 2013 and #869 in 2014.

Famous People

Hugh Beaumont (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Hugh O'Connor (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Hugh O'Brian (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Hugh Downs (TV Actor), Hugh Marlowe (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Hugh Dane (TV Actor), Hugh Reilly (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Hugh Brannum (TV Actor)


In English

Origin: From the Old French aristocratic and saint's name Hughe, brought to England by Normans, from a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element hug ‎(“heart, mind”), such as Hubert. Cognate with Old English hyġe ‎(“mind, spirit, intellect”). More at high, how.


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-( male name -comes from the Germanic language-).