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The name Hugh is of Germanic origin, and means mind or spirit.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Hugh has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Hugh
Use of the Name Hugh for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
78,293 19,561 4,786 1,877 924 375 181
The table below indicates the number of times the name Hugh has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Hugh
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188071224  
188170220  
188273239  
188374215  
188473246  
188573257  
188677227  
188769250  
188879253  
188978225  
189080219  
189173233  
189277265  
189378241  
189475269  
189580243  
189675263  
189786212  
189884250  
189988209  
190088290  
190191192  
190293217  
1903101193  
1904105202  
1905107200  
1906110195  
1907113212  
1908121215  
1909104260  
1910111279  
1911120306  
1912117644  
1913115754  
1914116967  
19151111,317  
1916971,618  
19171101,406  
19181131,484  
19191141,421  
19201151,490  
19211201,482  
19221201,443  
19231231,420  
19241161,533  
19251271,383  
19261281,392  
19271321,353  
19281291,371  
19291391,229  
19301311,341  
19311311,326  
19321311,313  
19331411,117  
19341351,186  
19351391,141  
19361421,072  
19371441,070  
19381461,120  
1939160999  
19401571,056  
19411601,079  
19421551,257  
19431601,202  
19441651,061  
1945170965  
19461741,076  
19471761,197  
19481911,035  
19491971,042  
1950207955  
19512031,016  
1952209984  
1953219951  
1954228943  
1955236896  
1956238951  
1957245972  
19582431,028  
1959255978  
1960264904  
1961270867  
1962270812  
1963272795  
1964291722  
1965292657  
1966311566  
1967336502  
1968346499  
1969366459  
1970368487  
1971387431  
1972393400  
1973453299  
1974468293  
1975477281  
1976516242  
1977505261  
1978535239  
1979560234  
1980572228  
1981590209  
1982567227  
1983605199  
1984605198  
1985585224  
1986648189  
1987647199  
1988685186  
1989688210  
1990736193  
1991772176  
1992830161  
1993902142  
1994815168  
1995805177  
1996769192  
1997743203  
1998773203  
1999850178  
2000905171  
2001857187  
2002862191  
2003877194  
2004918181  
Totals:  78,293 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Hugh as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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