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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Hud
A huck or hull, as of a nut.

Etymology: Cf. Hood a covering

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The United States federal department that administers federal programs dealing with better housing and urban renewal; created in 1965

Compare hood (“a covering”).

  1. (Britain, dialect) A huck or hull, as of a nut.

hud was also found in the following language(s): Danish, North Frisian, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Serbo-Croatian, Slovene, Swedish, and Welsh

Notable Persons Named Hud

Hud was born in ʿĀd. Hud is also known as Hud has been identified withʻĒḇerbut this is debated in Islam.


Hud was born on February 19th, 1951 in Taupo. Hud is also known as Rickit and Haydn.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hud

Hud was born in ʿĀd. Hud is also known as Hud has been identified withʻĒḇerbut this is debated in Islam.


He died in 1238.


Fun Facts about the name Hud

  • How Popular is the name Hud? Hud is the 50,587th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Hud have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 40 babies born with the first name Hud in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hud? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Hud first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hud is Saturday, August 7th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Hud born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hud was in 1964 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Hud: Your name in reverse order is Duh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hdu. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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