Name Meaning

Originally a last name meaning "son of Hudde," a medieval first name and a nickname for both Hugh and Richard. Well-known Hudsons: actor Rock Hudson; actress Kate Hudson; New York's Hudson River.




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Famous Namesakes

Actor Rock Hudson, Director Hugh Hudson, Explorer Henry Hudson (who the Hudson River is named for)

Celebrity Babies

Son of Marcia Gay Harden, son of Lindsay Price and Curtis Stone, son of Gena Lee Nolan, son of Nick Lachey, son of Devon Sawa

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