Meaning:People's field
Dudley is a boy's name of British origin, meaning "people's field." This strong, nature-loving choice graced the top 1,000 list until the 1940s, giving it serious retro vibes. Nowadays, fans of the iconic Harry Potter series jump at the chance to pay tribute to Dudley Dursley, Harry's cousin. Despite being a total brat at first, those who read the books will praise the subtle but beautiful transformation Dudley underwent near the series' end. With this name, your little munchkin will always lead with compassion and make good with their pals when they quarrel. After all, everyone deserves a second chance!

Famous People Named Dudley

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  • Dudley Moore
    Comedian, Musician
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