- a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “heart, mind.”
Examples from the Web for hugh
Also, when Nelson died and Hugh Morrow did his own oral history project and talked to about 75 Rockefeller associates.This Republican Loved Taxes & Modern Art
November 19, 2014
Hugh Bonneville denies claims dog is being killed off due to the unfortunate connotations of its name, "Isis".No, Downton Dog "Isis" Is Not Being Killed Off Because of Worries Over Jihadi Group
November 6, 2014
Hugh Jackman has been Wolverine in the movies and the flashy Boy From Oz on stage.Fall Broadway Preview: 'This Is Our Youth,' Bradley Cooper as ‘The Elephant Man,' and More
September 11, 2014
He would joke around about the idea of getting a part so Hugh helped put the wheels in motion to make it happen.George Clooney To Make 'Downton Abbey' Appearance
September 11, 2014
“Thanks to Hugh Holliman, death row inmates could leave prison early and move in next door,” the leaflet said.How the North Carolina GOP Made a Wrongfully Convicted Man a Death Row Scapegoat
September 4, 2014
He was interrupted by the low but expressive "hugh" of Uncas.
The two latter uttered their usual expressive exclamation, "hugh!"
To secure such power, Hugh, the conjurer, ate the flesh of eagles.
At this, with one sweep of his sword, Hugh struck at the cat's paw.
He was told that she was not well, for which Hugh said he was very sorry.
Word Origin and History for hugh
masc. proper name, from Old North French Hugues, Old French Hue, from a Frankish name meaning "heart, mind," cf. Old High German Hugi, related to hugu "mind, soul, thought." Very popular after the Conquest (often in Latin form Hugo); the common form was Howe, the nickname form Hudd. Its popularity is attested by the more than 90 surnames formed from it, including Hughes, Howe, Hudson, Hewitt, Hutchins.