Definitions

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  • proper n. A male given name.
  • proper n. A patronymic surname.

Etymologies

From the Old French aristocratic and saint's name Hughe, brought to England by Normans, from a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element hug ("heart, mind"), such as Hubert. (Wiktionary)

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