The meaning of the name Hudson is Son Of Hudd. The origin of the name Hudson is English. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Hudd is a diminutive form of Richard, Hugh, or the Old English name Hudde.
Although popular today, there are very few famous people with the first name Hudson. Hudson de Souza and Hudson Rodrigues dos Santos are Brazilian athletes. Katy Perry’s real name is Katy Hudson, but she changed it so it would not be too close to another American celebrity, Kate Hudson. Ernie Hudson is an American actor as was Rock Hudson. Jennifer Hudson is an Academy Award winning actress and singer.
Hudson Hawk was the title name with of a movie with Bruce Willis. Angus Hudson was a butler in the t.v. show Upstairs Downstairs.