Hugh

Male

Meaning

Bright In Mind And Spirit

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/hjuː/

Traits associated with the name Hugh:

Dogs named Hugh tend to be loving, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, intelligence, beauty, and empathy.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Hugh?

Naming your dog Hugh suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a unique name. It also suggests that you may have a fondness for classic names.

Is Hugh a good dog name?

Hugh is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Hugh isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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New York City Dog Name Database
3,328
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Hugh is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Hugh was, in the past month, the 2154th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Hugh is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Hugh was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Hugh's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Hugh is most adored in Arkansas, Virginia and California.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Iowa, New Jersey and Oklahoma.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Hugh.

Most popular breeds named Hugh:

  1. Rottweiler

Hugh is found in these categories:

british dog names
british

Common in British history, often associated with nobility and royalty.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular in medieval times, rarely heard in modern dog parks.

exotic dog names
exotic

Uncommon for canines, it hails from old German, meaning "heart, mind, spirit".

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