HAUGH

Etymology

Noun

haugh (plural haughs)

(Scotland, Northern England) A low-lying meadow by the side of a river.

Proper noun

Haugh (plural Haughs)

An English surname.

Statistics

• According to the 2010 United States Census, Haugh is the 9174th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 3558 individuals. Haugh is most common among White (94.69%) individuals.

Source: Wiktionary


Haugh, n. Etym: [See Haw a hedge.]

Definition: A low-lying meadow by the side of a river. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] On a haugh or level plain, near to a royal borough. Sir W. Scott.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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