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What does the name "Hugo" mean?

Hugo (German): Bright In Mind And Spirit

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

H is for hug, give one today!

U is for understanding, you show for others.

G is for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

Your name in reverse order is "Oguh". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ough". 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.

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


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 first appeared 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 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Hugo" is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1930. Across the entire United States a total of only 144 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Hugo

Hugo Weaving

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


Hugo Sanchez

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


Hugo Rodallega

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


Hugo Viana

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


Hugo Ibarra

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


Hugo Metsers III

Hugo was born in 1968.


Past life for Hugo born Sep 26, 2013

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 Southern Japan approximately on 825. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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