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Hudson meaning and name origin

Hudson \hu(d)-son\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Hudson is "son of Hugh". Explorer Henry Hudson was the first European to visit the Hudson River, which he found while searching for a Northwest Passage to India. He also sailed into Hudson Bay in Canada on a later voyage.

Similar baby names are Judson, Hanson, Edson, Hedeon, Hadon, Haddon, Hewson, Hobson, Hodgson, Hutton and Judsen.

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Popularity of Hudson

Hudson is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#162 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Hudson
Popularity of Hudson