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The nationality of Hugh can be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Hugh may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came about organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Hugh Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Hugh come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is essential to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Hugh are inspired by religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

Hugh Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Names like Hugh change in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Hugh were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Hugh. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Hugh last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

Last names similar to Hugh

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