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From the pronunciation of Hughie.

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Hugh.

From the original US Army designation of the Bell 204/205 helicopter, "HU-1", acronymized into "Huey", and extended to cover the Cobra gunship version of the same platform

  1. (countable, informal) an American military helicopter, the UH-1 Iroquois
  2. (countable, informal) an American military helicopter, the AH-1 Cobra

    Notable Persons Named Huey

    Huey Long was a Governor of Louisiana. Huey was born on August 30th, 1893 in Winnfield, Louisiana. He passed away on September 10th, 1935.

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    Dr. Huey Percy Newton was an activist. He has been prominent since 1966. Dr. was given the name Huey Percy Newton on February 17th, 1942 in Monroe, Louisiana, US. He breathed his last breath on August 22nd, 1989.

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    Huey Lewis is a rock music, pop music, and blue-eyed soul musician. He plays Vocals, harmonica, and drums. He was most active from 1967 to 2015. Huey was given the name Hugh Anthony Cregg III on July 5th, 1950 in New York City, New York, U.S. Huey is also known as Hughie Louis, Huey Louis, Hughie Louis (1972–76), and Huey Louis (1977–78).

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    Huey Morgan is an alternative rock, hip hop music, jazz, reggae, and funk musician, songwriter, writer, television personality, radio dj, and radio personality. He has been prominent since 1993. Huey was given the name Hugh Thomas Ángel Díaz Morgan on August 8th, 1968 in New York City, New York, United States.

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    Huey is a hip hop music rapping. He was most prominent from 2006 to present. Huey was given the name Lawrence Franks, Jr. on September 12th, 1986 in Kinloch, Missouri. Huey is also known as Baby Huey.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Huey

    Dewey, and Louie Duck Huey is a fictional character.

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    Baby Huey was a funk, rhythm, blues, soul music, and rock music musician. His career lasted from 1963 to 1963. Baby was given the name James Ramey on August 17th, 1944 in Richmond, Indiana, United States. He breathed his last breath on October 28th, 1970.

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    Huey is a hip hop music rapping. He was most prominent from 2006 to present. Huey was given the name Lawrence Franks, Jr. on September 12th, 1986 in Kinloch, Missouri. Huey is also known as Baby Huey.

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    Treat was born on August 28th, 1985 in Washington, D.C., USA.

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    Aaron Huey is a photographer. Aaron was born on December 9th, 1975.

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    Craig Huey is a businessman and direct marketing. He has been prominent since 1972. Craig was given the name Craig Alan Huey on June 16th, 1950 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1880 5 0 5
    1881 6 0 6
    1882 5 0 5
    1885 5 0 5
    1886 5 0 5
    1890 7 0 7
    1892 5 0 5
    1893 9 0 9
    1894 7 0 7
    1895 5 0 5
    1896 8 0 8
    1897 5 0 5
    1899 9 0 9
    1902 6 0 6
    1903 12 0 12
    1904 6 0 6
    1905 8 0 8
    1906 9 0 9
    1907 9 0 9
    1908 8 0 8
    1909 9 0 9
    1910 16 0 16
    1911 10 0 10
    1912 37 0 37
    1913 27 0 27
    1914 38 0 38
    1915 39 0 39
    1916 41 0 41
    1917 37 0 37
    1918 42 0 42
    1919 50 0 50
    1920 48 0 48
    1921 58 0 58
    1922 71 0 71
    1923 70 0 70
    1924 76 0 76
    1925 54 0 54
    1926 62 0 62
    1927 114 0 114
    1928 220 5 215
    1929 194 0 194
    1930 174 0 174
    1931 162 0 162
    1932 144 0 144
    1933 154 0 154
    1934 187 0 187
    1935 494 0 494
    1936 353 0 353
    1937 214 0 214
    1938 165 0 165
    1939 122 0 122
    1940 103 0 103
    1941 99 0 99
    1942 96 0 96
    1943 76 0 76
    1944 90 0 90
    1945 64 0 64
    1946 70 0 70
    1947 74 0 74
    1948 83 0 83
    1949 90 0 90
    1950 75 0 75
    1951 83 0 83
    1952 92 0 92
    1953 77 0 77
    1954 114 0 114
    1955 86 0 86
    1956 89 0 89
    1957 100 0 100
    1958 90 0 90
    1959 81 0 81
    1960 74 0 74
    1961 87 0 87
    1962 87 0 87
    1963 70 0 70
    1964 45 0 45
    1965 51 0 51
    1966 41 0 41
    1967 48 0 48
    1968 35 0 35
    1969 43 0 43
    1970 51 0 51
    1971 50 0 50
    1972 36 0 36
    1973 31 0 31
    1974 31 0 31
    1975 36 0 36
    1976 22 0 22
    1977 28 0 28
    1978 20 0 20
    1979 29 0 29
    1980 26 0 26
    1981 14 0 14
    1982 21 0 21
    1983 27 0 27
    1984 15 0 15
    1985 14 0 14
    1986 17 0 17
    1987 28 0 28
    1988 13 0 13
    1989 24 0 24
    1990 14 0 14
    1991 19 0 19
    1992 9 0 9
    1993 11 0 11
    1994 12 0 12
    1995 5 0 5
    1996 9 0 9
    1997 10 0 10
    1998 16 0 16
    1999 17 0 17
    2000 5 0 5
    2001 7 0 7
    2002 8 0 8
    2003 10 0 10
    2004 10 0 10
    2005 10 0 10
    2006 14 0 14
    2007 12 0 12
    2008 13 0 13
    2009 14 0 14
    2010 11 0 11
    2011 12 0 12
    2012 11 0 11
    2013 13 0 13
    2014 13 0 13
    2015 15 0 15
    2016 30 0 30
    2017 19 0 19

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    Popularity of Huey as a first name

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    Popularity of Huey as a last name

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    Common last names for Huey

    • Smith
    • Johnson
    • Williams
    • Long
    • Jones
    • Thomas
    • Davis
    • Brown
    • Green
    • Jackson
    • Miller
    • Wilson
    • Robinson

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Huey U.S.
      White 69.84% 64.26%
      African American 14.24% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 10.64% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.41% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 2.12% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 2.74% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Huey

    People with the last name Huey are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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    Fun Facts about the name Huey

    • How Popular is the name Huey? Huey is the 3,135th most popular name of all time. As a last name Huey was the 3,625th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Huey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,816 babies born with the first name Huey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Huey to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Huey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Huey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Huey is Tuesday, November 7th, 1871.
    • What year had the most people named Huey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Huey was in 1935 with a total of 494 babies.
    • Random Huey Factoid: According to the 1936 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Huey ranks 30th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 153 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1936.
    • Weird things about the name Huey: Your name in reverse order is Yeuh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ueyh. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Huey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,800 people with the last name Huey.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Huey? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Huey as their last name.

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