Haugh Name Meaning

Irish (mainly County Clare): shortened form of O’Haugh, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEachach ‘descendant of Eochu’, possibly a pet form of Eochaidh, Eachaidh (see Haughey). English: topographic name from Middle English haw, haugh ‘enclosure’ (Old English haga), or a habitational name from a place named with this word such as Haugh in Lincolnshire. Compare Haw. English: topographic name for someone who lived in a nook or hollow, from Middle English haulgh ‘nook’, ‘hollow’, ‘recess’ (Old English h(e)alh; see Hale), or a habitational name from Haulgh in Lancashire, named from this word.

List of People with Surname Haugh

Based on our public records, there are a total of 1,459 people with the surname Haugh. Among these people surnamed Haugh, there are approximately 321 distinct names, with an average of 4 people who share the same name. James Haugh, William Haugh and Robert Haugh are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Haugh, with 41, 39 and 37 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that Pennsylvania has the most people surnamed Haugh, with a total of 224 people, and there are a total of 138 distinct names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Haugh, with a total of 138 people and an average of 93 distinct names.