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'