Hudson

Hudson - A unique male name



  Jan 17,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Hudson, meaning Hugh's son, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1916 on position #1121. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Hudson and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Hudson? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Hudson. The baby boy name Hudson was given to 4,184 baby boys in 2012, ranking #93 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 392 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Hudson peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 93.



Famous with this name

Kate Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
Ernie Hudson


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Hudson is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Hudson is currently topping the baby name charts in Kansas at position #24 - and is the least popular in Hawaii at position #314.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Hudson is where you live.


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Hudson origin and meaning

Hudson is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means Hugh's son. To see famous people named Hudson, pop culture references for the name Hudson and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Hudson

We've found the following names that sound similar to Hudson, sorted by popularity.

Hutson / Hudsen /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201293
2011112
2010140
2009150
2008176
2007206
2006252
2005274
2004327
2003390
2002484
2001514
2000585
1999716
1998664
1997735
1996653
19951065
19941131
19931124
19921670
19911360
19901801
19891726
19872200
19852492
19832110
19501460
19491629
19421594
19411372
19391516
19361564
19351428
19291734
19281807
19271809
19261249
19251279
19221858
19211308
19201629
1919993
19181274
19171695
19161121

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Kansas24
North Dakota26
Utah40
Idaho40
Nebraska40
South Dakota46
Iowa47
Washington51
Montana52
Arkansas52
Oregon53
Minnesota59
Oklahoma64
Kentucky68
Georgia69
Tennessee69
Alabama72
Colorado73
Indiana73
Louisiana75
Missouri79
Wisconsin81
Michigan85
South Carolina90
North Carolina96
Texas96
Wyoming103
Ohio103
Arizona107
Nevada112
Vermont123
Virginia126
Illinois126
California131
Maine138
New York139
Maryland144
Florida154
New Hampshire154
New Jersey166
Pennsylvania174
Mississippi174
Rhode Island201
Massachusetts208
Connecticut214
West Virginia226
New Mexico255
Hawaii314

Even more about Hudson


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Hudson a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Hudson?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Hudson
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 392
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1916
2012 births +4,184

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