What does Judson mean?
How popular is Judson?
Judson is a somewhat popular first name for males (#926 out of 1220, Top 76%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#7234 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Judson for boys. Judson was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #361 in the U.S. then, and is currently at #960. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent variation forms of Judson (#960 2 years ago) ranked in the Top 1000 are Judah (#243 2 years ago), Judd and Jude (#162). These relations of Judson are at the peak of their popularity today (average #591). Jude has generally been picked by parents, although Judah appears to be getting popular too, and Judson has become less contemporary. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Judson and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A suggested similar baby name is Hudson. This name tends to be less frequently used than Judson.