Dudley

Colors Related to this Name: Black, Purple

Qualities Related to this Name: Born Leader, Visionary

Popularity: This name is unique in the US. Ranking #9907 in 2013 and #8939 in 2014.

Famous People

Dudley Dickerson (Movie Actor), Dudley Knight (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Dudley Manlove (Movie Actor,TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: Old English "wood or clearing of Dudda ( a personal name of unknown meaning)".

Meaning(s):

-A town in the West Midlands.

-( male name -comes from the last names language-), transferred use of the last name since the nineteenth century.

-(last name habitational -comes from the Old English language-), notably of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester at the time of Elizabeth I.