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What does Hough mean?

Hough Pronunciation of Hough as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Hough is "settlement on the headland". Hough is an alternate spelling of Houghton (Old English): place name.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ho-, old english


(male) Hagh, ..

(female) Houno, ..

Hough Ryker (H.R.), ..

How popular is Hough?

Hough is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#2208 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Hough has yet to be ranked in the list so far. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hough name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Hough is alike in pronunciation to How, Howe, Howie, Huey, Hugh, Hughie and Huw. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Hodge, Hugo and Lugh. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hough.

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