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Origin, popularity and meaning of the name HUGO

Origin

Hugo : 1: German and French (mainly Lorraine): from a short form of any of several ancient Germanic compound personal names with the first element hug ‘heart mind spirit’ (see Hugh).2: English (Cornwall and Devon): variant of Hugh.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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Geographic distribution of the 83,787 individuals with the name HUGO on Geneanet.

 

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