First name origin & meaning:
German: Bright soul
First name variations: Hew, Huey, Hughie, Huet, Hugi, Hugo, Ugo, Hugh
Last name origins & meanings:
- English (also common in Wales): patronymic from the Middle
English and Anglo-Norman French personal name Hugh.
- Welsh: variant of Howells.
- Irish and Scottish: variant
Anglicization of Gaelic Mac Aodha (see McCoy).
This name appears in the following lists:
Black History/Civil Rights Leaders
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