Hughes
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
HYOOZ
Meaning
Intelligent
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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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