Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Son Of Hugh
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Hudson Girl)

In 2017 the name Hudson...

• was given to 5,755 baby boys
• was the 64th most popular name for baby boys
• was 203% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska
• was least popular in New Mexico, Mississippi, and Massachusetts
• a unisex name which was given to boys 98% of the time
• was about as popular as Jeremiah and Robert
Babies Named Hudson Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Hudson...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2016
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1960
• is 24165% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 3151% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Atticus, Jaxon, Brecken, Adelaide, Adalie, Alayah
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Jessie, Shelton, Kathrine, Margarita, Elizabeth
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Hudson Per State
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Geographically the name Hudson...

• 10% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Ryder, Ryker, Archer, Hadley, Everly, Harper
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Nathaniel, Dylan, Jayden, Brianna, Angelina, Juliana
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Hudson by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Hudson are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Hudson will be the only kid named Hudson in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Hudson compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Hudson rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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