Last name origins & meanings:
- English, Welsh, and Scottish: from the medieval personal name
Huet, a diminutive of Hugh. See also Hew. The
surname has also long been established in Ireland.
- English: topographic name for someone who lived in a newly made clearing in a
wood, Middle English hewett (Old English hīewet, a
derivative of hēawan ‘to chop’,‘to hew’).
Famous people with this last name:
Jennifer Love Hewitt
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