Hugh - boys name

Hugh name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 91%

Hugh name meaning:

Origin: German

Bright in mind and spirit.


Saints names, Dickens names, Victorian names

Related names

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

Other boys names beginning with H


Overall UK ranking: 431 out of 4789

97 recorded births last year

Change in rank

  • 10yrs

  • 5yrs

  • 1yr


    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (221)

Historical popularity of Hugh

The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name Hugh from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Hugh in 2023