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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. OO-go(Spanish)
HYOO-go(English)
HUY-kho(Dutch)
HOO-go(German)
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Meaning & History

Latinized form of HUGH. As a surname it has belonged to the French author Victor Hugo (1802-1885), the writer of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' and 'Les Misérables'.
VariantsHugh(English) Hugues(French) Huguo(Ancient Germanic)
Feminine FormHuguette(French)
Other Languages & CulturesHug(Catalan) Ugo(Italian) Hudde(Medieval English) Shug(Scottish) Huw(Welsh)
User SubmissionsHúgó, Hugó

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 923

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