Namesakes

Frankish and French Kings: 1 king
King Hugues Capet (a.k.a. Hugh)   987-996  
Hall-of-Famers: 2 baseball, 2 football
(baseball) Hugh Duffy   1945  
(baseball) Hughie Jennings (a.k.a. Hugh)   1945  
(football) Hugh "Shorty" Ray   1966  
(football) Hugh McElhenny   1970  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 medicine, 1 physics
(medicine) Maurice Wilkins (a.k.a. Hugh)   1962  
(physics) Hugh David Politzer   2004  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 7 actors
Hugh Griffith   1912-1980  
Hugh Laurie   1959-  
Hugh Grant   1960-  
Hugh Bonneville   1963-  
Hugh Jackman   1968-  
Burn Gorman (a.k.a. Hugh)   1974-  
Hugh Dancy   1975-  
Notable Athletes: 2 baseball, 2 football, 1 rugby
(baseball) Hugh Duffy   1866-1954  
(baseball) Hughie Jennings (a.k.a. Hugh)   1869-1928  
(football) Hugh McElhenny   1928-  
(rugby) Richie McCaw (a.k.a. Hugh)   1980-  
(football) Dashon Goldson (a.k.a. Hugh)   1984-  
Notable Businesspeople: 1 businessperson
Hugh Hefner   1926-2017  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 director
Hugh Wilson   1943-2018  
Olympic Medalists: 2 bronze, 2 silver
(bronze) Hugh Durant   1912   shooting  
(silver) Ron Morris (a.k.a. Hugh)   1960   pole vault  
(bronze) David Segal (a.k.a. Hugh)   1960   4x100 m relay  
(silver) John Cooper (a.k.a. Hugh)   1964   400 m hurdles; 4x400 m relay  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actor
(actor) Hugh Griffith   1959   Ben-Hur  
Saints: 8 saints, 5 blessed
Saint Hugh   ?-730  
Saint Hugh of Anzy le Duc   ?-930  
Saint Hugh of Cluny   1024-1109  
Saint Hugh of Châteauneuf   1053-1132  
Blessed Hugh of Fosses   1093-1164  
Saint Hugh of Avalon   1140-1200  
Saint Hugh of Genoa   1168-1230  
Saint Hugh of Noara   ?-1170  
Saint Hugh dei Lippi Ugucioni   ?-1282  
Blessed Hugh Cook Faringdon   ?-1539  
Blessed Hugh Taylor   1560-1585  
Blessed Hugh More   1563-1588  
Blessed Hugh Green   1584-1642  
Shakespearian Characters: 2 characters
Sir Hugh Evans   The Merry Wives of Windsor  
Sir Hugh Mortimer   Henry VI (3)