US Popularity:28
Meaning:son of Hugh, son of Hudd
A patronymic boy’s name originating in England, Hudson means “son of Hudd” or “son of Hugh.” In Medieval England, Hudd was a surname that referred to those who made hoods for a living. The Anglo-Saxons also used it as the nickname of Hugh and Richard, both Old German in origin. Hudson is primarily a surname as well but has become more popular as a male given name in the past 50 years. It has a solid, masculine sound and is fashionably vintage—a perfect blend of trendy and traditional for baby Hudson.

Famous People Named Hudson

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  • Hudson Moore
    Country Singer
  • Hudson Riley Hawk
    Son of Tony Hawk
  • Hudson Thames
    TV Actor
  • Oliver Hudson

Hudson Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Hudson is currently #57 on The Bump
Boy:Hudson is currently #14 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Hudson is currently #28 in U.S. births
Boy:Hudson is currently #16 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 10
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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