Gender: Male Meaning of Hughes: "mind, intellect; son of Aodh" Origin of Hughes: English, Scottish, Irish surname

Hughes Origin and Meaning

The name Hughes is a boy's name meaning "mind, intellect; son of Aodh".

Part of the next generation of preppy H-beginning surnames. Once Harrison, Hudson, and Holden are no longer fresh, expect to hear more little boys being called Hughes, Hutch, and Henderson on the playground.

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Mrs Hughes is awesome