Home > Hudson

Hudson meaning, boyHudson

Save Hudson to list (0)

What does Hudson mean?

Hudson /hud-son/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' 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.


Kreatif forms: Hudsoniah, Hudsonney. [more]

How popular is Hudson?

Hudson is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#202 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Hudson for boys. Hudson reached its top position of #80 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Hudson name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hudson outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Hodgson and Judson. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hudson.