Gender: Female Meaning of Hudson: "Hugh's son" Origin of Hudson: English

Hudson Origin and Meaning

The name Hudson is a girl's name of English origin meaning "Hugh's son".

Climbing the charts for boys, and has just begun to cross over for girls, despite the macho "hud" sound followed by the "son" syllable.

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Diaper Bagge Says:


I didn't want to like it, but I do.

mamahutsanne Says:


Seeing how my name is Hudson, I'm a woman, and I have always LOVED my name, I have to say that it's unique but also not only a "boy's name." 😊

drseuss Says:


I've actually only met girls (yes, plural) with this name. My first thoughts were huddle, mud, and polluted river. But it's grown on me over time...

TiffanyS Says:


This is a boy's name.

roseofjune Says:


Why would you essentially name your daughter "Hugh's son"

indiefendi2 Says:


can we just.....not.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


Fresh and still uncommon, but also quite masculine.

Guest Says:


I'm trying to be open-minded.