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
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Hudson MooreCountry Singer
- Hudson Riley HawkSon of Tony Hawk
- Hudson ThamesTV Actor
- Oliver HudsonActor
Not sure you have the perfect name? Search to add more baby names to your My Favorites list.
Article saved.Go to My Saved Articles
Name added. View Your List