Meaning:son of Hugh
Hudson is a winning and adventurous choice for baby boys' name. This meaning “son of Hudde,” could be referring to the “son of Hugh” or the “son of Richard,” since Hudde is a medieval pet form of both names. Hudson is also a popular place name in New York, with the Hudson River and the adjacent city Hudson named after explorer Henry Hudson. Celebrity chef Curtis Stone and actress Lindsay Price, plus hockey player Cale Hulse and actress Gena Lee Nolin, are among the mamas and the papas with sons named Hudson.

Famous Hudsons

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Hudson Moore
    Country Singer
  • Hudson Riley Hawk
    Son of Tony Hawk
  • Hudson Thames
    TV Actor
  • Oliver Hudson

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