Meaning and Origin of: Hough

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Hill

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : habitational name from any of various places, for example in Cheshire and Derbyshire, so named from Old English hōh ‘spur of a hill’ (literally ‘heel’). This widespread surname is especially common in Lancashire.
  • Irish (County Limerick) : variant of Haugh 1.