(33 Posts)
mamablondie33 Mon 05-Apr-21 12:47:23

Thoughts please.

Is it popular? How many do you know?
What ‘vibe’ do you think it has?

Plus other suggestions. Thank you!

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AAR25 Mon 05-Apr-21 13:13:04

I know of one Hudson.

Nice name although wouldn't be on my list as I seem to like more old fashioned names x

PandaFluff Mon 05-Apr-21 13:23:30

I like it, it's like Mason in my mind

GreyhoundG1rl Mon 05-Apr-21 13:24:36

Truly dreadful.

DramaAlpaca Mon 05-Apr-21 13:24:44

I don't generally like surnames as first names, so it's a no from me.

SappysCurry Mon 05-Apr-21 13:26:07

Upstairs, Downstairs (I’m old)

Mugginyouleftrightandcentre Mon 05-Apr-21 13:26:07

What ‘vibe’ do you think it has?

I immediately think 'dog'.

But at the same time, I don't hate it for a human either!

PandaFluff Mon 05-Apr-21 13:27:25

Or Harrison

boomwhacker Mon 05-Apr-21 13:36:58

Surname or river

DotDotDotDotDot Mon 05-Apr-21 14:11:26

It’s not bad but seems quite American to me. I haven’t met any Hudsons so wouldn’t say it’s popular.

IamnotwhouthinkIam Mon 05-Apr-21 14:14:03

Not keen on the "Hud" part personally - sounds doughy. It clearly means "Hugh's son", so would you consider classic Hugh? Or Hugo if you want something more trendy sounding? If it's the cool factor/surname vibe you want then Heath is very nice. Or if you like the "un" sound of Hudson, then Harrison, Jensen, and Sullivan have a nicer sound imo.

bruffin Mon 05-Apr-21 14:16:24

Its a surname. Vibe is trying too hard to be different

ZoyaTheDestroyer Mon 05-Apr-21 14:27:31

DS is friends with one (preschool age). He is a sweet boy but I always think ‘river’ when I hear his name.

mamablondie33 Mon 05-Apr-21 14:33:25

@ZoyaTheDestroyer I think of the river too but in a good way. Are there any dodgy connotations?

@IamnotwhouthinkIam Hugo is too similar to our other child’s name but I do like it

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daisypond Mon 05-Apr-21 14:37:12

I’m not keen, but then I don’t tend to like surname-type names in general. It has American or servant vibes (Upstairs Downstairs). It’s fine.

SaintReatham Mon 05-Apr-21 14:39:53

I think Hudson Hawk or the river.

dopenguinsdance Mon 05-Apr-21 14:46:59

Marmite name IMO. I first came across it a decade ago and didn't like it and would never use it. The parents referred to im as Udson, consciously dropping the H as it was apparently posher hmm. Another child was Rafe (pronounced Raff-ay-uh). The children's surname was a mash-up of both parents and double-barrelled to boot. Seemed like too much effort to me.

GreyhoundG1rl Mon 05-Apr-21 14:50:23

Raff-ay-uh? Why would you give your child a name you can't even pronounce?

Rukaya Mon 05-Apr-21 14:51:19


Rukaya Mon 05-Apr-21 14:51:31

Or even awful!

FawnDrench Mon 05-Apr-21 19:46:27

Rock Hudson
Dog's name

Adventing Mon 05-Apr-21 20:03:23

I think river or missionary. I like it, its unusual without being 'unique', easy to pronounce and suits different ages imo

mamablondie33 Mon 05-Apr-21 20:08:24

@Adventing this was my take on it too, I know it’s not for everyone but I’m not a big fan of traditional names. Reassuring to see someone else makes the same kind of associations anyway smile

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TuvoknotSpock Mon 05-Apr-21 20:16:47

I know 1
It's fine, not to my taste so when I first heard it I was a bit yikes but now it seems fine

porridgeface Mon 05-Apr-21 20:55:31

I like it. I had a baby last year and pretty sure there's a couple on my FB baby group

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