[hyoo or, often, yoo]
a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “heart, mind.”
hew, hue, Hugh. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Word Origin & History

masc. proper name, from O.N.Fr. Hugues, O.Fr. Hue, from a Frank. name meaning "heart, mind," cf. O.H.G. Hugi, related to hugu "mind, soul, thought." Very popular after the Conquest (often in L. form Hugo); the common form was Howe, the nickname form Hudd. Its popularity is attested by the more than 90
surnames formed from it, including Hughes, Howe, Hudson, Hewitt, Hutchins.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Example sentences for Hugh
It just took a while for hugh to become old enough to fulfill the threat.
The story of little saint hugh became well known through medieval ballad poetry.
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