Hugh as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Hugh?

We estimate that there are 32,790 people named Hugh who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Hugh is the 529th most common for men, and the 1,170th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Hugh?

The average person named Hugh is 53.89 years old.

Is Hugh a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

305 people named Hugh were born in the U.S. in 2022. It was the 811st most popular name for boys, and the 1,692nd most popular overall.

The popularity of Hugh peaked in 1887, when it was the 69th most popular name for baby boys.

Is Hugh a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Hugh is almost exclusively a male name. 99.8% of people named Hugh are male.

Popularity of Hugh in England

In 2020, Hugh was the 384th most popular name for boys in England and Wales.