Hugo

Pronunciation: hu-hgo-h
Origin: Germany
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Western Europe

Hugo is a masculine given name and surname with origins in Germanic languages. The name is derived from the Germanic word "hugu," which means "mind" or "intellect". It has been used in various forms across different languages, such as Ugo in Italian, Huw in Welsh, Hugh in English, Hugues in French, and Hauke in Frisian. The name Hugo has a long history of usage and has maintained its appeal over time, making it a classic rather than a trendy name. The meaning of Hugo is primarily "mind" or "spirit". This meaning is consistent with its Germanic origins, and it has been used to represent intellectual capabilities and spiritual connections. The name Hugo is popular in various forms across different countries, such as Hugh in England, Ugo in Italy, and Hugo in France and Belgium. It has also been associated with famous individuals throughout history, such as French writer Victor Hugo and the former president of Venezuela, Hugo Rafael Chávez.

Hugo Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Hugo is currently #87 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Hugo is currently #87 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Hugo is currently #84 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Hugo is currently #84 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Hugo

  • Hugo Weaving: Hugo Weaving is an Australian actor known for his roles in "The Matrix" trilogy, "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, and "V for Vendetta."
  • Hugo Boss: Hugo Boss was a German fashion designer and businessman, known for founding the fashion company Hugo Boss AG. He passed away in 1948.