Given Name HUGO

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: OO-go (Spanish), HYOO-go (English), HUY-kho (Dutch), HOO-go (German)  [details]

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'.
VARIANTS: Hugh (English), Hugues (French), Huguo (Ancient Germanic)
FEMININE FORM: Huguette (French)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ugo (Italian), Hudde (Medieval English), Shug (Scottish), Huw (Welsh)

Sources & References

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


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Entry updated February 12, 2018