Huey - boys name

Huey name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 77%

Huey name meaning:

The name Huey is of English and German origin. It is a variant of the name Hugh, which is derived from the Germanic name Hugo, meaning "heart," "mind," or "spirit." The name Huey carries connotations of intelligence, wisdom, and strength. It is often associated with individuals who are knowledgeable and perceptive.

The name Huey has different cultural references as well. In American history, it is famously associated with the Huey helicopter, which was a prominent military aircraft during the Vietnam War. The Huey helicopter represented bravery, resilience, and adaptability. Additionally, the name has been used in popular culture, such as in the cartoon character Huey Freeman from "The Boondocks," who symbolizes determination and activism.

Overall, the name Huey encompasses qualities of intellect, insightfulness, and courage. It is a name that conveys a sense of strength and character, making it a popular choice for parents looking to give their son a name that carries meaning and significance.

Origin: German

Form of Hugh. Bright in mind and spirit.

Related names

Hugh , Hew, Huela, Huey , Hugette, Hughie , Hugo , Huguetta, Huw , Kagan, Kagen, Keagan , Puw

Other boys names beginning with H


Overall UK ranking: 1078 out of 4789

26 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Huey

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