SPECIAL OFFER: - Limited Time Only!
(The ad below will not display on your printed page)

Hugh

Derived from "hug." Popular during the middle ages which led to surnames such as Howe, Howse, and Hughes. Remained in use until the 17th century, then gradually started to fade. Peaked prior to the turn of the 20th century in the United States. British actor Hugh Grant and Australian actor and film producer Hugh Jackman keep the name in front of the public. Widely used in Ireland.

Origin
Teutonic
Old German
Gender
Male
Meaning Tags
Variations
Alternative Spellings
Nicknames
Personality
Famous Hughs
Hugh JackmanSubmitted By

Submitted by: seemcge

Report Abuse
Hugh Hefner (magazine publisher)
Hugh O'Brien (actor)
Hugh Douglas (football player)
Hugh Laurie (actor)
Sibling Name Ideas
Hugh is on other name lists
German Boy Baby Names
Old German Boy Baby Names
German Baby Names