It is possible that this name derives from Hudde, a personal name of the Middle Ages that gave rise to the surnames Huddleston and Hudson. The meaning of that name has been lost, though there is some speculation that it was a nickname of Hugh or Richard.
Arts and Music
Huddie ''Leadbelly'' Ledbetter (born 1885, died 1949)
American musician, singer and songwriter.
Wrote ''''Goodnight, Irene'''' (see list of Songwriters)