Hughie

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
138
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hughie

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Wiktionary
  1. A diminutive of the male given name Hugh.
  2. (Australia) Imaginary god or higher power responsible for rain.
    1981: As soon as they see me scurrying around picking up snorkels and flippers they know the Big Wet is on its way. The skies will open and Hughie will send it down. — Les Tanner, Nature's a Nice Place to Visit, from Tanner With Words, 1981. Quoted in Aussie Humour, Macmillan, 1988, ISBN 0-7251-0553-4, page 93.
  3. (surfing, chiefly humorous) Imaginary god who creates surf (waves, and associated conditions).
    2006: Pipe scowled. “Hughie... send us swell! Not just any swell, but a grand macking swell! In return, we pray you will accept this near-virginal surfboard sacrifice that we make in your name!” — DC Green, Surf Europe [1]

Notable Persons Named Hughie

Hughie was born on September 18th, 1994 in Stockport, England.

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Hughie Green was a television presenter and game show host. Hughie was given the name Hugh Hughes Green on February 2nd, 1920 in Marylebone, London, England. He left this life on May 3rd, 1997.

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Hughie Thomasson was a southern rock, hard rock, and blues rock musician and songwriter. He plays Guitar, Banjo, Fender Stratocaster, and Vocals. He was most active from 1967 to 2007. Hughie was given the name Hugh Edward Thomasson, Jr. on August 13th, 1952 in Tampa, Florida. He passed away on September 9th, 2007.

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Hughie Jennings was a baseball player. Hughie was born on April 2nd, 1869 in Pittston, Pennsylvania. He breathed his last breath on February 1st, 1928.

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Hughie Gallacher was a soccer player for the Queen of the South F.C., Airdrieonians F.C. (1878), Newcastle United F.C., Chelsea F.C., Derby County F.C., Notts County F.C., Grimsby Town F.C., Gateshead F.C., Scotland national football team, and Scottish Football League XI. Hughie was born on February 2nd, 1903 in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire, Scotland. He died on June 11th, 1957.

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Hughie was born on March 15th, 1941.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1888 9 0 9
1889 5 0 5
1890 6 0 6
1893 7 0 7
1894 7 0 7
1897 8 0 8
1898 7 0 7
1899 9 0 9
1900 8 0 8
1902 8 0 8
1905 10 0 10
1907 8 0 8
1908 7 0 7
1909 11 0 11
1910 5 0 5
1911 17 0 17
1912 25 0 25
1913 12 0 12
1914 27 0 27
1915 26 0 26
1916 28 0 28
1917 45 0 45
1918 33 0 33
1919 33 0 33
1920 40 0 40
1921 36 0 36
1922 38 0 38
1923 45 0 45
1924 30 0 30
1925 48 0 48
1926 39 0 39
1927 31 0 31
1928 37 0 37
1929 33 0 33
1930 38 0 38
1931 21 0 21
1932 33 0 33
1933 28 0 28
1934 21 0 21
1935 36 0 36
1936 23 0 23
1937 36 0 36
1938 32 0 32
1939 30 0 30
1940 24 0 24
1941 32 0 32
1942 17 0 17
1943 31 0 31
1944 14 0 14
1945 16 0 16
1946 28 0 28
1947 31 0 31
1948 22 0 22
1949 24 0 24
1950 20 0 20
1951 19 0 19
1952 20 0 20
1953 23 0 23
1954 22 0 22
1955 20 0 20
1956 22 0 22
1957 14 0 14
1958 17 0 17
1959 14 0 14
1960 13 0 13
1961 12 0 12
1962 19 0 19
1963 17 0 17
1964 17 0 17
1965 9 0 9
1966 7 0 7
1967 5 0 5
1968 6 0 6
1969 7 0 7
1970 9 0 9
1972 9 0 9
1973 11 0 11
1975 6 0 6
1976 7 0 7
1977 8 0 8
1981 8 0 8
1983 6 0 6
1986 9 0 9
1998 5 0 5

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Popularity of Hughie as a first name

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Popularity of Hughie as a last name

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Common last names for Hughie

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Hughes
  • Moore
  • Thompson
  • Lee
  • Morris

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hughie U.S.
  White 53.62% 64.26%
  African American 44.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hughie

People with the last name Hughie are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Hughie

  • How Popular is the name Hughie? Hughie is the 7,660th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hughie was the 124,548th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hughie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,656 babies born with the first name Hughie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hughie to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hughie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1888 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Hughie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hughie is Tuesday, December 7th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Hughie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hughie was in 1925 with a total of 48 babies.
  • Random Hughie Factoid: According to the 1947 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hughie is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1947.
  • Weird things about the name Hughie: Your name in reverse order is Eihguh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ieuhhg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hughie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 138 people with the last name Hughie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hughie? Hughie is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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