Hughes - Meaning of Hughes

What does Hughes mean?

[ 3 syll. hug-hes, hu-gh-es ] The baby boy name Hughes is pronounced as HHiyuwaaGZ †. Hughes is largely used in English and its origin is Germanic. Hughes is a variant transcription of the name Hugh (English).

See also the related categories, english and germanic (german).

Hughes is a rare baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1916, 0.007% of baby boys were named Hughes. Its ranking then was #793. The baby name has since dropped in popularity, and is now of very light use. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly related to Hughes, Hugh was the most frequently used.

Baby names that sound like Hughes include Hache hi, Haggai (English), Hagius, Haglee, Hagleigh, Hajea, Happea, Hawaii, Hazaia, Hesutu, Hezekee, Hezekey, Hezeki, Hezekie, Hezeky, Hezekya, Hezekyah, Hickea, Hisao (Japanese), and Hisashi (Japanese).

† Pronunciation for Hughes: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)"

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