US Popularity:825
Other Origin(s):German
Meaning:Mind, intellect; Soul; Thought; Heart
When thinking about your little one, you no doubt hope that their gorgeous brain will help them take on the world. Knowledge and intelligence are both admirable qualities to possess, so why not remind them of their natural smarts? The German and Latin boys name Hugo comes from the Germanic name Hugh, and means “mind” and “intellect,” as well as "soul," "thought," and "heart." In the film Hugo, we see this charming name in action as the young boy with the same name, played by Asa Butterfield, has a strong intellect for clocks and automation. Another place you might’ve heard this name is from the high-end designer brand Hugo Boss.

Famous People Named Hugo

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Hugo Eckener
  • Victor Hugo

Hugo Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Hugo is currently #1286 on The Bump
Boy:Hugo is currently #694 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Hugo is currently #825 in U.S. births
Boy:Hugo is currently #415 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 16
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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