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Hugo

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: German
  • #1342 All Time
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81k Hugh (German)

How popular is the name "Hugo" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 24 0 24
1881 36 0 36
1882 19 0 19
1883 38 0 38
1884 17 0 17
1885 34 0 34
1886 19 0 19
1887 30 0 30
1888 27 0 27
1889 33 0 33
1890 43 0 43
1891 27 0 27
1892 37 0 37
1893 36 0 36
1894 32 0 32
1895 39 0 39
1896 31 0 31
1897 23 0 23
1898 25 0 25
1899 18 0 18
1900 23 0 23
1901 30 0 30
1902 26 0 26
1903 19 0 19
1904 26 0 26
1905 16 0 16
1906 27 0 27
1907 23 0 23
1908 31 0 31
1909 30 0 30
1910 39 0 39
1911 59 0 59
1912 107 0 107
1913 117 0 117
1914 169 0 169
1915 195 0 195
1916 200 0 200
1917 183 0 183
1918 184 0 184
1919 158 0 158
1920 161 0 161
1921 202 0 202
1922 139 0 139
1923 151 0 151
1924 159 0 159
1925 157 0 157
1926 159 0 159
1927 131 0 131
1928 132 0 132
1929 152 0 152
1930 144 0 144
1931 97 0 97
1932 97 0 97
1933 75 0 75
1934 66 0 66
1935 75 0 75
1936 72 0 72
1937 77 0 77
1938 58 0 58
1939 52 0 52
1940 41 0 41
1941 48 0 48
1942 50 0 50
1943 66 0 66
1944 46 0 46
1945 62 0 62
1946 59 0 59
1947 55 0 55
1948 45 0 45
1949 57 0 57
1950 59 0 59
1951 71 0 71
1952 82 0 82
1953 72 0 72
1954 80 0 80
1955 78 0 78
1956 73 0 73
1957 91 0 91
1958 91 0 91
1959 97 0 97
1960 96 0 96
1961 98 0 98
1962 121 0 121
1963 110 0 110
1964 104 0 104
1965 121 0 121
1966 123 0 123
1967 117 0 117
1968 156 0 156
1969 155 0 155
1970 162 0 162
1971 204 0 204
1972 174 0 174
1973 215 0 215
1974 252 0 252
1975 242 0 242
1976 242 0 242
1977 254 0 254
1978 219 0 219
1979 303 0 303
1980 339 0 339
1981 427 0 427
1982 355 5 350
1983 291 0 291
1984 298 0 298
1985 341 0 341
1986 368 0 368
1987 370 5 365
1988 421 0 421
1989 525 0 525
1990 557 6 551
1991 567 0 567
1992 618 6 612
1993 593 8 585
1994 548 0 548
1995 528 0 528
1996 519 0 519
1997 529 0 529
1998 570 0 570
1999 597 0 597
2000 636 0 636
2001 637 0 637
2002 713 0 713
2003 727 0 727
2004 759 0 759
2005 795 0 795
2006 811 0 811
2007 739 0 739
2008 778 0 778
2009 722 0 722
2010 614 0 614
2011 617 0 617
2012 635 0 635
2013 655 0 655
2014 689 0 689

Want to know about the populiarty of Hugo? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29,285 babies born with the name Hugo in the United States. That's more than enough Hugos to occupy the territory of Aland Islands (Finland) with an estimated population of 28,355 (as of December 31, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 24 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Hugo" was in 2006 with a total of 811 babies.

According to the 1911 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Hugo" ranks #96 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 7 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1911. Across the entire United States a total of 59 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Hugo popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Hugo in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Hugo" mean? The list below shows the origins of Hugo as well as things modernly associated with the name Hugo such as celebrities named Hugo.

German

Origin and Meaning of Hugo

The name "Hugo" is of German origin, and it means "Bright In Mind And Spirit". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Hugo Weaving

Hugo Weaving is an actor and voice actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1980 to present. Hugo was born in 1960 as Hugo Wallace Weaving in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.

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Hugo Sanchez

Hugo Sanchez is a football biography. Hugo was born in 1958 in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Hugo Rodallega

Hugo Rodallega is a football biography. Hugo was born in 1985 in El Carmelo, Colombia.

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Hugo Viana

Hugo Viana is a football biography. Hugo was born in 1983 in Barcelos, Portugal.

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Hugo Ibarra

Hugo Ibarra is a football biography. Hugo was born in 1974 in El Colorado, Formosa, Argentina.

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Hugo Metsers III

Hugo was born in 1968.

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Alternative Meanings

H is for heart, warm and loving.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

G is for genial, a pleasing personality.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

Your name in reverse order is "Oguh". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oghu". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Hugo born Apr 1, 1984

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Israel approximately on 475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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