Hugo: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Hugo

The Latin form of Hugh, meaning “intellect.” When he’s a teenager, he will most definitely think he’s smarter than you.

Nicknames:

Hugh, although that’s no shorter in writing.

Famous people named Hugo:

Fashion designer Hugo Boss; Nobel Prize winner Hugo Theorell; former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez; composer Hugo Wolf.

Fun facts:

The name is often associated with French novelist Victor Hugo.

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