Hughes
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
HYOOZ
Meaning
Intelligent
More info about the name "Hughes"

Hughes is derived from Hugh, itself an English variant of Hugo. Hugo originates in Germanic languages and means "intelligent". 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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