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[hyoo or, often, yoo] /hyu or, often, yu/

a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “heart, mind.”.

masc. proper name, from Old North French Hugues, Old French Hue, from a Frankish name meaning “heart, mind,” cf. Old High German Hugi, related to hugu “mind, soul, thought.” Very popular after the Conquest (often in Latin form Hugo); the common form was Howe, the nickname form Hudd. Its popularity is attested by the more than 90 surnames formed from it, including Hughes, Howe, Hudson, Hewitt, Hutchins.


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