Hughie - boys name

Hughie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 91%

Hughie name meaning:

The name Hughie is derived from the Irish name Aodh, which means "fire" or "bright in mind and spirit." It is a diminutive form of the name Hugh, which itself comes from the Germanic name Hugo, meaning "mind" or "intellect." Hughie is a popular name in Ireland and Scotland, often given to honor a family member or to celebrate Celtic heritage.

People named Hughie are said to possess a fiery personality, characterized by their strong will, determination, and vibrant energy. They are often seen as intellectual individuals with a quick mind and a vivacious spirit. These qualities can make them excellent leaders and problem solvers, as they tend to approach challenges with enthusiasm and a desire to find innovative solutions. Hughies are often admired for their charisma, confidence, and ability to inspire others.

Overall, the name Hughie carries connotations of brightness, strength, and intelligence. It represents a person who embraces life with a passionate and energetic attitude, making a positive impact on those around them.

Origin: English

Diminutive of Hugh: Heart. Mind. Inspiration. Intelligent.

Related names

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

Other boys names beginning with H


Overall UK ranking: 412 out of 4789

103 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Hughie

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