Hugh as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Hugh?

We estimate that there are 32,279 people named Hugh who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Hugh is the 534th most common for men, and the 1,191st most common overall.

How Old are People Named Hugh?

The average person named Hugh is 53.69 years old.

Is Hugh a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

320 people named Hugh were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 785th most popular name for boys, and the 1,610th 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.