English, Scottish, Irish surname"mind, intellect; son of Aodh"
Hughes Origin and Meaning
The name Hughes is 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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Famous People Named Hughes
- Thomas Hugheshymnist
- Hughes CleaverCanadian MP
- Hughes EngCanadian community activist
- Hughes RuddAmerican television journalist
- Hughes WinborneAmerican film editor
Hughes in Pop Culture
- Mrs. Hughescharacter on "Downton Abbey"
- Maes Hughescharacter from the manga/anime 'Fullmetal Alchemist'