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What does Judson mean?

Judson \j(u)-dson, jud-son\ as a name for boys is of Greek origin, and Judson means "praised". Judson is a variant of Jude (Greek): short form of Judas.


Variations

Judson has 5 different forms via Jude: Jud, Judah, Judas, Judd and Judsen.


Popularity

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 reached its top rank of #361 in the U.S. then, and is currently at #960. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Prominent variation forms of Judson (#960 the previous year) ranked in the Top 1000 are Judah (#243 the previous year), Judd and Jude (#162). These boy names are at the peak of their popularity today (usage of 0.4088%), except for the version Judson which has become less stylish. Judah (#243) and Jude (#162) are two of the more fashionable names for newborns among these, and there is a revival in baby name popularity for Jude. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Judson and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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


Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Hudson. This name tends to be less frequently used than Judson.

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