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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 #9 in Spain, [ [] ] and #8 in Belgium in 2006. [ [] ]


Among well-known people called Hugo are:

* Victor Hugo, a French novelist and poet, author of "Les Misérables" and "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"
*Hugh of St Victor, also known as Hugo of St. Victor, 12th century mystic philosopher
*Hugo Banzer, Bolivian president
*Hugo Black, American Supreme Court justice
*Hugo Chávez, Venezuelan president
*Hugo Conte, Argentine volleyball player
*Hugo Garay, Argentine boxer
*Hugo Gaspar, Portuguese volleyball player
*Hugo Gernsback, inventor, early publisher and writer of science fiction
*Hugo Girard, French Canadian strongman competitor.
*Hugo Grotius, Dutch "Father of International Law"
*Hugo Hovenkamp, Dutch football (soccer) player
*Hugo Leal, Portuguese football (soccer) player
*Hugo Parisi, Brazilian diver
*Hugo Sánchez, Mexican football (soccer) striker and coach
*Hugo Simberg, Finnish painter
*Hugo Viart, French freestyle swimmer
*Hugo Weaving, Nigerian-born Australian film and stage actor
*Hugo Wolf, Austrian late Romantic music composer
*Hugo Winterhalter, Late easy listening arranger and composer

Fictional characters

* Hugo ("Street Fighter"), a giant pro-wrestler character in the video game "Street Fighter III"
* Hugo ("Suikoden III"), one of the leading characters in the video game "Suikoden III"
* Hugo Strange, nemesis of Batman
* Hugo "Hurley" Reyes on the ABC television series "Lost" played by Jorge García
* Hugo ("A Series of Unfortunate Events"), a character in Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events" book
* Hugo (troll), the main character in several interactive television shows and video games
* Jungledyret Hugo, the main character in a Danish children's movie series and TV show
* Hugo Simpson, Bart's conjoined twin in the episode "Treehouse of Horror VII" of "The Simpsons"
* Hugo Weasley, a character from the novel "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"
*Hugo the Abominable Snowman, in two Bugs Bunny episodes, "The Abominable Snow Rabbit" and "Spaced Out Bunny"
*In German the South Park Character 'Starvin Marvin' is called 'Hungriger Hugo'
* Hugo Gutiérrez, a cool cat from Duarte, California
* Hugo, the protagonist from Hugo's House of Horrors, Whodunit?, and Jungle of Doom.


*Hugo, Colorado
*Hugo, Oklahoma
*Hugo, Minnesota


* Hugo (asteroid)
* Hugo Award, an annual award for science fiction and fantasy, named after Gernsback
* Hugo (mascot) of the New Orleans Hornets
* Hugo (puppet), children's toy puppet from the late 1960s-early 1970s with a variety of disguises.
* Human Genome Organisation, abbreviated as HUGO
* Hugo (programming language) for developing interactive fiction
* Hugo Boss AG, a clothing label named after its founder
* "Hugo's House of Horrors", a series of text-and-graphics adventure games made in the early '90s
* Hurricane Hugo, a major hurricane in September 1989
* "HUGO!", a song from the Too Much Joy album Cereal Killers


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