Elaine vs Hugo - What's the difference?

elaine | hugo |

As proper nouns the difference between elaine and hugo

is that elaine is while hugo is , a latinized form of hugh.

As a noun hugo is

a (hugo award), given out by the (w).



Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • .
  • * 1859 Alfred Tennyson: Lancelot and Elaine :
  • Elaine' the fair, ' Elaine the lovable,
    Elaine , the lily maid of Astolat,
    High in her chamber up a tower to the east
    Guarded the sacred shield of Lancelot;
  • * 1988 Margaret Atwood: Cat's Eye : page 278:
  • My own mother named me after her best friend, as women did in those days. Elaine , which I once found too plaintive. I wanted something more definite, a monosyllable: Dot or Pat, like a foot set down. Nothing you could make a mistake about; nothing watery. But my name has solidified around me, with time. I think of it as tough but pliable now, like a well-worn glove.





    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • , a Latinized form of Hugh.
  • * 1986 Kitty Burns Florey: Real Life . Morrow 1986. ISBN 0688060811 page 34:
  • He had liked a girl named Sandra in seventh grade. "Where did you get the name Hugo'?" she had asked him once. "It sounds like a made-up name. What's your real name, ' Hugo ? Or are you a Russian spy?"
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A (Hugo Award), given out by the (w).
  • The statuette associated with the award.
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