Name: Hudson

Origin and Meaning of the Name Hudson

  • Meaning:
    Son of Hudde
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (hud sen)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Hudson)
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Miscellaneous Info for Hudson

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Hudson is of uncertain origin with possible ties to Huda, Hudde, Hugh, and Richard.

    Hudson Bay in north-east Canada and the Hudson River which marks the border between New York and New Jersey were named after the explorer Henry Hudson.

    Kate Hudson is a famous bearer of the name.

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Popularity Rank of Hudson (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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