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Pugh is a surname, of Welsh (ap Hugh means "son of Hugh" in Welsh), German or Irish origin and may refer to:

  • Alf Pugh (1869–1942), Wales international football goalkeeper
  • Alun Pugh (born 1955), former Labour Welsh Assembly Government Minister for Culture, Welsh Language and Sport
  • Cecil Pugh (1898–1941), South African recipient of the George Cross, the only clergyman so awarded
  • Charlie Pugh (1896–1951), Welsh rugby player
  • Clifton Pugh (1924–1990), Australian artist
  • Daniel Patrick Pugh (born 1956), sportscaster and radio personality, known professionally as "Dan Patrick"
  • Danny Pugh (born 1982), English footballer
  • David Pugh (disambiguation), several people
  • Derek S. Pugh (born 1930), British psychologist and founder of the Aston Group
  • Evan Pugh (1828–1864), first president of the Pennsylvania State University
  • Gareth Pugh (born 1981), English fashion designer
  • George E. Pugh (1822–1876), American politician and U.S. senator from Ohio
  • Griffith Pugh (1909–1994), British mountaineer on the 1953 British Mount Everest Expedition
  • Gwilym Puw, sometimes anglicised as William Pugh (c. 1618-c. 1689), Welsh Catholic poet and Royalist officer
  • Hugh Pugh (disambiguation)
  • Isaac C. Pugh (1805–1874), Union general in the American Civil War
  • James E. Pugh (born 1950), trombonist
  • James L. Pugh (1820–1907), U.S. senator from Alabama, and member of the Confederate Congress during the American Civil War
  • Jamin (Jay) and Mark Pugh, birth names of The Briscoe Brothers, professional wrestlers
  • Jethro Pugh (1944-2015), former National Football League player
  • Jim Pugh (born 1964), American former tennis player
  • John Pugh (born 1948), UK politician
  • Jonathan Pugh (born 1962), English cartoonist
  • Ken Pugh (born c. 1959), American experimental psychologist
  • Kenneth Pugh (rear admiral), Chilean Navy rear admiral
  • Lewis Gordon Pugh (born 1969), British environmental campaigner, maritime lawyer and endurance swimmer
  • Madelyn Pugh (1921–2011), writer known for her work on the television show I Love Lucy
  • Marc Pugh (born 1987), English footballer
  • Mallory Pugh (born 1998), American football player
  • Marion Pugh (1919–1976), American football player
  • Martin Pugh a British guitarist
  • Max Pugh, French-English filmmaker
  • Philip Pugh (1679–1760), Welsh minister
  • Ralph Pugh (1910–1982), English historian
  • Richie Pugh (born 1983), Welsh rugby union player
  • Robert Pugh (born 1950), Welsh film and television actor
  • Sheenagh Pugh (born 1950), British poet, novelist and translator
  • Steve Pugh (born 1966), British comic book artist
  • Steve Pugh (Louisiana politician) (born 1961), member of the Louisiana House of Representatives
  • Stuart Pugh (1929–1993), engineer, innovator, and author; inventor of the Pugh Decision-matrix method
  • Tim Pugh (born 1967), former Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Tom Pugh (1937–2016), English cricketer
  • Tom Pugh (Minnesota politician) (born 1949), former minority leader of the Minnesota House of Representatives
  • Will Pugh (born 1984), lead singer for pop rock group Cartel
  • Willard E. Pugh (born 1959), American actor
  • William Pugh, American computer scientist
  • Zachary Levi Pugh (born 1980), American star of the television show Chuck

Pugh (disambiguation)

Pugh is a surname. Pugh may also refer to:

  • Pugh Island, Nunavut, Canada
  • Pugh Shoal, South Georgia
  • 70446 Pugh, an asteroid
  • Pugh House (disambiguation), various buildings on the National Register of Historic Places


interj. (context archaic English) pshaw; pish; a word used in contempt or disdain.

The Collaborative International Dictionary


Pugh \Pugh\, interj. Pshaw! pish! -- a word used in contempt or disdain.

Usage examples of "pugh".

Sirius could now travel far afield and doctor sick sheep without Pugh having to accompany him.

On a certain farm in Glamorganshire lived Rowli Pugh, who was known far and wide for his evil luck.