First name origin & meaning:
German: Bright soul
First name variations: Huey, Hughie, Hughes, Huet, Hugi, Hugo, Ugo, Hugh
Last name origins & meanings:
- Scottish: variant of Hugh. This was at one time the
usual form of the personal name in Scotland.
- English: status name
for a domestic servant, Middle English hewe, a singular form
derived from a plural noun hewen (Old English hīwan)
‘members of a household’, ‘domestic servants’.
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