What does Hughes mean?
Hughes has 1 variant: Huges.more]
How popular is Hughes?
Hughes is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#83 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Popular variation forms of Hughes (not ranked) are Hugo (#438 from current records), Hugh (#869), Huey and Hughie. Other variants, like Huges, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Hughes reached its apex during 1930-1939 (average #549) and is somewhat less today (#826, down 61.5%), with the versions Huey and Hugh becoming less trendy. Hugo is the most chic baby name in this list, with this name enjoying a resurgence in usage. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Hughes and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)