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What does Hudson mean?

Hudson Pronunciation of Hudson 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, river, bay (tree)




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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)

Hudson reached its top position of #54 in the U.S. in 2018. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hudson name in U.S.

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

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