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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Huck

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb Huck
To higgle in trading.

Etymology: See Hawk to offer for sale, Huckster

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Toweling consisting of coarse absorbent cotton or linen fabric
  1. (Ultimate Frisbee) A long throw, generally at least half a field in length.
  2. (skiing, snowboarding) A drop or jump off a cliff or cornice.
  3. (dialect) A person's hip.

Notable Persons Named Huck

Huck Seed is a poker player.


Huck Gutman is an academic, political advisor, and writer. Huck was given the name Stanley Gutman in 1944.


Huck Flener is a baseball player. Huck was born on February 25th, 1969 in Austin, Texas.


Huck was born in 1977.


Huck Welch was a football player. Huck was born on May 9th, 1907 in Toronto. He left this life on May 15th, 1979.


Huck Betts was a baseball player. Huck was born on February 18th, 1897 in Millsboro, Delaware. Huck is also known as Betts and Walter McKinley. He passed away on June 13th, 1987.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Huck

Marco was born on November 11th, 1984 in Ugao. Marco is also known as Kapten Huck and Hucka.


Simon was born on November 5th, 1983.


Luciano was given the name Luciano Grostein on September 3rd, 1971 in São Paulo.


Tom was born in 1971.


Paul Huck is a Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Senior Judgeof theUnited States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and. Paul was born in Covington, Kentucky.


Winnifred Mason Huck was an investigative journalism. She was most active from 1922 to 1923. Winnifred was given the name Winnifred Sprague Mason on September 14th, 1882 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. She left this life on August 24th, 1936.


How popular is the baby name Huck in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
2004 6 0 6
2005 7 0 7
2006 6 0 6
2007 13 0 13
2008 17 0 17
2009 26 0 26
2010 40 0 40
2011 36 0 36
2012 67 0 67
2013 54 0 54
2014 67 0 67
2015 90 0 90
2016 100 0 100
2017 115 0 115

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Popularity of Huck as a first name

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Popularity of Huck as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Huck U.S.
  White 94.55% 64.26%
  African American 0.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.45% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.48% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.51% 16.26%

Of Last Name Huck

People with the last name Huck are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Huck

  • How Popular is the name Huck? Huck is the 13,919th most popular name of all time. As a last name Huck was the 7,525th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Huck have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 644 babies born with the first name Huck in the United States. That's more than enough people named Huck to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Huck? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Huck first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Huck is Wednesday, June 4th, 1902.
  • What year had the most people named Huck born? The highest recorded use of the first name Huck was in 2017 with a total of 115 babies.
  • Random Huck Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Huck is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Huck: Your name in reverse order is Kcuh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ukch. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Huck? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,421 people with the last name Huck.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Huck? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Huck as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.