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What does Hewie mean?

Hewie Pronunciation of Hewie [hewie] as a boys' name is of Scottish and Old German origin, and the meaning of Hewie is "soul, mind, intellect". Variant spelling of Hughie, a pet form of Hugh.

Related boy name: Hewett.

Associated with: scottish, soul (life).


4 relations via Hugh, Hughie: Hew, Hewe, Hughie and Huw.

Creative forms:
(male) Hedie, Hesie, ..

(female) Hewlie, Hewne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hewie Zaiden (H.Z.), ..

How popular is Hewie?

Hewie is a rare first name for men and also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Hugh (#849 a year ago) and Hughie are the prominent related forms of Hewie (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Huw, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Hewie reached its most widespread in the 1880s (median #678) and has become significantly lower since, with the form Hugh becoming less stylish. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hugh, Hughie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hugh outside U.S.

Similar Names

Hewie is pronounced similarly to Hai, Hi, How, Howe and Howie. Other recommended names are Bowie, Dewie, Hawke, Hecie, Heckie, Hedwin, Heike, Hein, Heine, Heinie, Helge, Heli, Helier, Helje (see Helgi), Henlie, Herbie, Herin, Hermie, Herne, Herve, Hewet, Hewitt, Hewney, Hobie, Hubie, Hymie and Remie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hewie.

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