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pinWhat does Judson mean?

Judson /jud-son/ as a name for boys is of Greek origin, and Judson means "praised". Judson is a variant form, with the suffix -son, of Jude (Greek): short variant of Judas.


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

Kreatif forms: Judsonna, Juson. [more]

pinHow 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)

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 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)

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

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

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