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What does Hughes mean?

Hughes /hu-gh-es/ as a boys' name. The meaning of the name Hughes is "soul, mind, intellect". Hughes is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -es, of Hugh (Old French, Old German): from Hugues.

Associated with: soul (life), mind (intelligent).

Variations

Hughes has 1 variant: Huges.

Hughes has 4 more related forms via Hugh: Huey, Hughie, Hugo and Hugues.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Haghes, Hughesha, ..

(female) Hughessah, Hughsah, ..

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. Demographics)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the birth name statistics of Hughes for boys. Hughes was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #1364 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Popular variation forms of Hughes are Hugo (#438 from current records), Hugh (#869), Hughie and Huey. Other variants, like Huges, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Hughes reached its apex in the 1890s (average #823) and has become much diminished since (#1461, down 80%), with versions like Huey becoming somewhat dated. Hugo is the most chic baby name in this list.

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

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE HUGHES

Hughes is pronounced similarly to Hawes and Hayes. Other recommended names are Burges, Hagen, Haglea (see Hagley), Haglee, Hagley, Hannes, Hashem, Hermes, Heshel (see Hershel), Hobbes, Hodges, Holmes, Hoshea, Hough, Hube, Hubie, Hulme, Hume, Hunter, Hurlee, Hurley, Hutten, Huxlea, Huxlee, Huxley, Jules, Magnes and Purves. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hughes.


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