Origin:German
Popularity:13148
Meaning:soul, mind, or intellect
Hughes as a boy's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Hughes is "soul, mind, or intellect".

Famous Hughess

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • David Edward Hughes
    Inventor
  • Langston Hughes
    Playwright, Poet
  • Ted Hughes
    Poet

Popularity Trend Chart

Roll over the visual for detailed rankings by year.

Source: Social Security Administration

Not sure you have the perfect name? Search to add more baby names to your My Favorites list.
Name added. View your list