Other Origin(s):Irish
Meaning:Descendent of Hugh; Cutting; One who lives near the wood clearing
Of French and Irish origin, the masculine name Hewitt has somewhat of a vintage feel and leaves room for sweet nicknames such as Hugh or Hughie. While Hewitt is a given name, it stems from the Old French surname Hewett and means “descendent of Hugh,” making for a meaningful moniker to honor someone called Hugh in baby’s life. It is also a place name, meaning “cutting” or “one who lives near the wood clearing,” and refers to a newly made clearing in a woodland area or a place where trees have been cut down.

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