Hudson is a surname of English origin and may refer to:

Persons named Hudson

*Andrew Hudson, South African test cricketer
*Sir Austin Hudson, 1st Baronet (1897–1956), British Conservative politician
*Ben Hudson, Australian AFL player
*Brett Hudson (b. 1953), American musician, singer, and songwriter, one of the Hudson Brothers
*David Hudson, musician
*Ernie Hudson, (b. 1945), American actor and playwright
*Garth Hudson (b. 1937), Canadian musician
*George Hudson (1800–1871), English railway financier
*George Vernon Hudson (1867–1946), English entomologist
*Grant M. Hudson (1868–1955), U.S. Representative from Michigan
*Henry Hudson (1570–1611), English sea explorer and navigator
*Hugh Hudson (b. 1937), English film director
*Jeffrey Hudson (1619–1682), English dwarf in the court of Queen Henrietta Maria of England
*Jennifer Hudson (b. 1981), American singer
*Joe Hudson (b. 1970), American baseball player
*John Hudson (scholar) (1662–1719), English classical scholar
*Karl Hudson-Phillips (b. 1933), Trinidadian lawyer, judge of the International Criminal Court
*Kate Hudson (b. 1979), American actress
*Kirk Hudson (b. 1986), English footballer
*Mark Hudson (b. 1951), American record producer, musician, and songwriter, one of the Hudson Brothers
*Mark Hudson (footballer born 1980), English footballer currently with Huddersfield Town
*Mark Hudson (footballer born 1982), English footballer currently with Crystal Palace
*Murray Ken Hudson (1938–1974), New Zealand soldier awarded the George Cross
*Norman Hudson (b. 1945), English publisher and advisor on historic houses
*Oliver Hudson (b. 1976), American actor
*Orlando Hudson, a current baseball player with the Arizona Diamondbacks
*Peter Hudson (b.1983), Australian Rules football player
*Ray Hudson (b. 1955), English former football player and coach
*Robert Hudson (broadcaster), British broadcaster on cricket, rugby and state occasions
*Robert Hudson, 1st Viscount Hudson, UK politician
*Robert Hudson Ltd, defunct British manufacturer of steam locomotives
*Robert George Spencer Hudson, geologist and paleontologist
*Robert H. Hudson (born 1938), an American artist
*Robert Spear Hudson (soap) died 1884, popularised dry soap powder
*Robert William Hudson, (1856-1937), his son, soap manufacturer
*Robin E. Hudson (b. 1952), American judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals
*Rock Hudson (1925–1985), American actor
*Sarah Hudson (b. 1980), American singer-songwriter
*Saul Hudson (b. 1965), English-American Rock Guitarist. A.K.A Slash.
*Scott Hudson (contemporary), American astronomer
*Thomas Hudson (1701–1779), British portrait painter
*Tim Hudson, MLB pitcher
*Troy Hudson, Former NBA player
*William Hudson (botanist) (1730–1793), British botanist and apothecary
*William Henry Hudson, (1841–1922), Argentine-British author, naturalist, and ornithologist
*William L. Hudson (1794–1862), United States Navy officer in the 19th century
*William Parker Hudson (1841-1894), a Canadian businessman and politician

*Hudson Luis Silva de Souza, commonly known as Hudson, Brazilian footballer

Place names


*Hudson's Hope, British Columbia
*Hudson, Quebec

United States

*Hudson, Colorado, town in Weld County
*Hudson, Florida, census-designated place in Pasco County
*Hudson, Illinois, town in McLean County
*Hudson, Indiana, town in Steuben County
*Hudson, Iowa, town in Black Hawk County
*Hudson, Kansas, town in Stafford County
*Hudson, Maine, town in Penobscot County
*Hudson, Massachusetts, town in Middlesex County
*Hudson, Michigan, town in Lenawee County
*Hudson, New Hampshire, town in Hillsborough County
*Hudson, Manhattan, a neighborhood in New York City, in the borough of Manhattan
*Hudson, New York, city in Columbia County
*Hudson, North Carolina, town in Caldwell County
*Hudson, Ohio, city in Summit County
*Hudson, Pennsylvania, part of Plains Township, Pennsylvania
*Hudson, Texas, town in Angelina County
*Hudson, Wisconsin, town in St. Croix County
*Hudson, Wyoming, town in Fremont County
*Hudson County, New Jersey
*Hudson Township, Charlevoix County, Michigan
*Hudson Township, Lenawee County, Michigan
*Hudson Township, Mackinac County, Michigan
*Hudson Township, Minnesota, in Douglas County
*Hudson Township, Summit County, Ohio, a defunct township

ee also

*Hudson Falls, New York, town in Washington County
*Hudsonville, Michigan, town in Ottawa County
*New Hudson, New York, town in Allegany County
*North Hudson, New Jersey
*North Hudson, New York, town in Essex County
*North Hudson, Wisconsin, town in St. Croix County
*Port Hudson, Louisiana

Geographical features

*Hudson Bay, large saltwater body of water in northeastern Canada
*Hudson Gardens, botanical garden in Littleton, Colorado, USA
*Hudson River, river mainly in New York state, USA
**Hudson Valley, river valley formed by the Hudson River
***"Hudson Valley" (magazine), magazine covering the Hudson Valley region
***Hudson Valley Renegades, American minor league baseball team
**Mid-Hudson Region, collective name of towns within Hudson Valley
*Hudson Strait, strait connecting Hudson Bay to the Atlantic Ocean in Canada
*Mount Hudson, volcano in Chile


*CCGS Hudson, an offshore oceanographic and hydrographic survey vessel operated by the Canadian Coast Guard
*Hudson Boatworks, a racing shell manufacturer in London, Ontario (1981 to present)
*Hudson Motor Car Company, an automobile manufacturer in the USA (1909–1957)
*Hudson (steam automobile), a defunct pioneer steam automobile manufacturer in the USA (1901-2)
*Lockheed Hudson, light bomber and reconnaissance aircraft in the 1930s
*NYC Hudson, a locomotive used by New York Central in the 1930s
*Robert Hudson Ltd, defunct British manufacturer of steam locomotives
*Royal Hudson, locomotive used by Canadian Pacific Railway 1937–1960
*USS "Hudson" (DD-745), "Fletcher"-class destroyer of the United States Navy (1943–1946)

Arts and entertainment

*Hudson Brothers, American music group in the 1970s
*"Hudson Hawk", 1991 film starring Bruce Willis
*Hudson River School, 19th-century American artistic genre
*Hudson Soft, a Japanese video game publisher and developer
*Doc Hudson, a fictional character and one of the main cast of the animated Disney/Pixar film "Cars"


*Hudson Foods Company of Rogers, Arkansas
*Hudson Group, retail company operating newspaper stands in many U.S. airports and rail stations
*Hudson Institute, American conservative think tank
*Hudson's, defunct Detroit-based department store chain
*Hudson's Bay Company, English, later Canadian, fur trading and retail company, founded 1670
*"Hudson v. McMillian" (503 U.S. 1) (1992), United States Supreme Court decision concerning treatment of prisoners
*Hudson (software), a continuous integration tool written in Java.

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