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Correct spelling: hughes

Definition of hughes:

1) United States jurist who served on the Supreme Court ( 1862- 1948)

2) English poet ( born in 1930)

3) United States industrialist who was an aviator and a film producer; during the last years of his life he was a total recluse ( 1905- 1976)

4) United States writer ( 1902- 1967)

Common misspellings for hughes:

  • huges (48%)
  • hughs (32%)
  • hughe's (6%)
  • huhges (4%)
  • hugges (3%)
  • hugheses (3%)
  • highes (3%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.



Meaning: soul, mind, intellect

Origin: German

Hughes as a boy's name is a variant of Hugh (Old German), and the meaning of Hughes is "soul, mind, intellect".

Sounds Like: Hayes, Hawes.

Examples of usage for hughes:

1) They must not be confounded with the Christian Socialists of forty years ago, Maurice, Kingsley, and their allies, for the survivors of this earlier movement, such as Judge Thomas Hughes, Mr. Vansittart Neale, and Mr. J. M. Ludlow, do not belong to the present Christian Socialist Society, and would repudiate its principles. - "Contemporary Socialism", John Rae.

2) The school was the result of the Smith- Hughes Act, passed in 1917 to organize agriculture and home economics courses on the secondary level of education. - "Frying Pan Farm", Elizabeth Brown Pryor.

3) Senator La Follette, of Wisconsin; Governor Hughes, of New York, and Speaker Cannon, of Illinois, each received some support in the convention. - "History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)", E. Benjamin Andrews.

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