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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • German : Bright soul

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Scottish : variant of Hugh. This was at one time the usual form of the personal name in Scotland.
  • English : status name for a domestic servant, Middle English hewe, a singular form derived from a plural noun hewen (Old English hīwan) ‘members of a household’, ‘domestic servants’.

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