Hugh
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
HYOO
Meaning
Spirited
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Hugh is an English variant of Hugo. Hugo originates in Germanic languages and means "spirited". As a masculine given name it has been popular over centuries, in many different European languages. In the United States, it has regained popularity in recent years. It functions as a surname as well, the famous bearer being Victor Hugo, a French writer.

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Hugh Grant - actor
Hugh Jackman - actor
Hugh Laurie - actor
Hugh Ray - football player
Hugh Bradley - baseball player
Hugh Dillon - actor
Hugh High - baseball player
Hugh Morlowe - actor
Hugh Pratt - soccer player

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