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Meaning and name origin

Judson \j(u)-dson, jud-son\ as a boy's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Judson is "praised". Judson is a variant of Jude (Greek): short form of Judas, a Greek form of Judah. Popularly used as a name for baby boys.


Popularity

Judson is a somewhat popular first name for males (#926 out of 1220, Top 76%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#9226 out of 88799, Top 10%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Judson for boys. Judson reached its highest rank of #361 in the U.S. in 1880-1889 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Judson and its source form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jude (#162) and Judson (#960). (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jude, Judson in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Judson is also pronounced similarly to Judsen. Another suggested similar baby name is Hudson. These names tend to be less commonly used than Judson.

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