AskDefine | Define Hugo

Dictionary Definition

Hugo n : French poet and novelist and dramatist; leader of the romantic movement in France (1802-1885) [syn: Victor Hugo, Victor-Marie Hugo]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Proper noun

  1. A given name, latinized form of Hugh.

Translations

Czech

Proper noun

  1. A given name, cognate to Hugh.

Danish

Proper noun

  1. A given name, cognate to Hugh.

French

Proper noun

  1. A given name, a latinized from of Hugues.

German

Proper noun

  1. A given name, cognate to Hugh.

Norwegian

Proper noun

  1. A given name, cognate to Hugh.

Swedish

Proper noun

  1. A given name, cognate to Hugh.

Extensive Definition

Hugo is a male given name, a latinized form of the name Hugh, a German/Teutonic name meaning "Bright in Mind and Spirit".
Hugo is one of the most popular names in Europe ranking as high as #6 in Spain, and #7 in Belgium in 2006.

People

Among well-known people called Hugo are:

Fictional characters

Other

Hugo in Czech: Hugo
Hugo in Danish: Hugo
Hugo in German: Hugo
Hugo in Spanish: Hugo (desambiguación)
Hugo in French: Hugo
Hugo in Icelandic: Hugo
Hugo in Hebrew: הוגו (פירושונים)
Hugo in Polish: Hugo
Hugo in Portuguese: Hugo
Hugo in Russian: Гуго
Hugo in Finnish: Hugo
Hugo in Swedish: Hugo
Hugo in Chinese: 烏戈
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