Hughes Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from the Middle English and Anglo-Norman French personal name Hugh. Welsh: variant of Howells. Irish and Scottish: variant Anglicization of Gaelic Mac Aodha (see McCoy).

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List of People with Surname Hughes

As far as we found, there are a total of 30,497 people with the surname Hughes. Among these people surnamed Hughes, there are around 3,869 different names, with an average of 7 people sharing the same name. Jane Hughes, Lynn Hughes and Jeanne Hughes are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Hughes, with 75, 75 and 58 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that Texas has the greatest number of people surnamed Hughes, with a total of 2,948 people, and there are a total of 1,561 different names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hughes, with a total of 2,334 people and an average of 1,362 different names.