Last name: HUGHES

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Last name frequency

HUGHES : This last name is indexed 1,034,383 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HUGHES : 1: English and Welsh: variant of Hugh with genitival or excrescent -s.2: Irish and Scottish: adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic surnames based on the personal name Aodh ‘fire’ for example Ó hAodha Mac Aodha; see McCoy and compare McHugh.

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