"Hugh's son"

Hudson Origin and Meaning

The name Hudson is both a boy's name and 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.

Hudson Popularity

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Famous People Named Hudson

  • (Heidi) Hudson LeickAmerican actress
  • Hudson Postondaughter of actor Tom Poston and Kay Hudson
  • Hudson Barbour (b. 2008)daughter of actor James Barbour and Dana Stackpole
  • Kate HudsonAmerican actress

Hudson in Pop Culture

  • Hudson Riverin New York
  • The Hudson Bay Company
  • Mrs. HudsonSherlock Holmes character