Hugo
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
HYOO-go
Meaning
Spirited
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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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Famous Hugos

Hugo Chavez - President of Venezuela
Hugo Weaving - actor
Hugo Perez - soccer player
Hugo Sanchez - soccer player
Hugo Theorell - scientist
Hugo Wolf - composer

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