Hugo: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Hugo | Boys
Origin of the name Hugo:
From the Old French Hue, which is from the Old High German Hugo, a derivative of hugu (heart, mind, spirit).
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My dear little brother is called Hugo; both him and the name are trully charming. I cannot help but smile at the little man, really quite content with his name, he tells all of it. It may be a rare name, but it's cheerful and happy, and trully prefect. His middle name is Walter.
I am due with twins in November, and little baby b is going to be named Hugo:)I absolutely LOVE this name!
My son is named Hugo Augustus and he carries it well. I agree that the name is a cheerful and happy one, it is the perfect tone for my little boy. Hugo has 2 year old twin sisters named Marlo and Sabine.
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Hugh, Hue, Huey
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Hugo Gernsback, Luxembourg-American writer and publisher, called the Father of Science Fiction and after whom an award honoring authors in that genre is named.
Hugo Weaving, Australian actor (Lord of the Rings)
Hugo Chavez, President of venezuela
Hugo Boss, menswear designer
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Victor Hugo, French novelist, wrote Les Miserables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Hugo Reyes, character on the TV series Lost
Hugo Weasley is Ronald Weasley and Hermione Granger's son's name, 19 years after Lord Voldemort met his final and true downfall in the seventh Harry Potter book.
Hugo, Martin Scorsese film based on Brian Selznick's novel "The Invention of Hugo Cabret."
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Global Popularity of the Name Hugo
- #5 in Sweden
- #6 in France
- #6 in Spain
- #10 in Belgium
- #45 in Canada (Quebec)
- #316 in Scotland
- #365 in Norway
- #389 in United States