Dudley meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old English
Usage: English
Pronunciation: \"pronunciation
Meaning: From the People's Field, Wood, Clearing of Dudda and End of the Meadow Tribe
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Meaning of Dudley is S Field, Wood, Clearing of Dudda or Meadow is used as a unisex name which came from Old English is prevalently used in English.

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Popularity of Dudley

Dudley was a common name in United States. Over 11929 babies have been named Dudley since 1880. At its zenith in 1881,. However after 158 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Additionally, the moniker has been in Dudley is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, although it has been in use since 1996 but could not make beyond the top 2000. Over 155 babies in England and Wales have been named Dudley.

Dudley is a rare baby name in Ireland there is very thin chances of it still being given since it isn't seen since 1971. Dudley is a common name in Jamaica, England, South Africa and Sri Lanka while somewhat familiar name in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Bahamas, Haiti, Wales, Solomon Islands, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Papua New Guinea and Barbados. According to our estimate, over 20000 babies have been named Dudley globally.

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Dudley in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Dudley

If you put your mind on something, giving up before its done is out of the question. You are an imaginative and creative person always doing something new, going someplace unknown, open to new adventures. You are a disciplined person is what number 8 as your expression number as to say about you. The number 9 as your personality no reveals that you are charming, positive, very idealistic and well-versed in different subjects.

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  •  Tyree - Well-Known unisex name Tyree is originated from Celtic, English and Old Irish, meaning of Tyree is "Land or The Element Tir Meaning Land" is predominantly used in English. In 2000, admired name Tyree managed to bag 492nd position in baby boy names list in United States
  •  Darian - Illustrous Darian is used largely in Norwegian, Swedish and English is of Old Greek, English and Old Persian origin, Darian means "Possessor of the Good, Possesses a Lot or Wealthy" is a gender-neutral name
  •  Enzo - Originated from Italian, Latin and Germanic, Famed Enzo is chiefly used in Italian and Finnish, Enzo means "Laurel, House or Ruler" is a gender insensitive name
  •  Sigmund - The popular and perennial boy name Sigmund is used notably in English, German and Faroese, Sigmund means "Victory or Protection" is rooted from Old High German and Germanic
  •  Coral - Prevailing and Perpetual Coral has its origin in English bestowed upon both sexes, Coral means "Red, Coral or Pinkish Stones" is mainly used in Telugu and Oriya
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Namesakes of Dudley

    Dudley North, 4th Baron North, English politician
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  • Dudley Pope, British writer of both nautical fiction and history
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  • Dudley Randall, African-American poet and poetry publisher
  • Dudley Fenner, English puritan divine
  • Dudley Fitts, American teacher, critic, poet, and
  • Dudley Field Malone, American attorney, politician, liberal activist
  • Dudley Leavitt, early patriarch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Dudley Riggs, improvisational comedian
  • Dudley Roe, U.S. Congressman
  • Dudley Buck, American composer, organist, and writer on music
  • Dudley McGarel-Hogg, 3rd Baron Magheramorne, Anglo-Irish peer
  • Dudley Costello, Anglo-Irish soldier, journalist and novelist
  • Dudley Senanayake, Sri Lankan statesman
  • Dudley Sutphin, prominent resident of Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Dudley North, 3rd Baron North, English nobleman and politician
  • Dudley Butt, Member of the Legislative Council and Tynwald
  • Dudley Ryder, British politician, judge and diarist
  • Dudley Carleton, 1st Viscount Dorchester, English art collector
  • Dudley Ryder, 7th Earl of Harrowby, deputy chairman of Coutts bank and its parent company
  • Dudley Dorival, retired Haitian hurdler
  • Dudley Digges, Irish stage and film actor
  • Dudley W. Adams, horticulturalist who led the granger movement
  • Dudley Le Souef, founding member and founding Secretary of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union
  • Dudley Joel, British businessman and Conservative Party politician
  • Dudley E. Littlewood, (7 September 1903, London –
  • Dudley Tredger, épée fencer
  • Dudley Loftus, Anglo-Irish jurist and noted orientalist
  • Dudley Ryder, 6th Earl of Harrowby, British peer and Conservative Member of Parliament
  • Dudley Spade, politician from the U.S. state of Michigan
  • Dudley Mecum, American pianist, vocalist and songwriter
  • Dudley Laws, Canadian civil rights activist and executive director of the Black Action Defence Committee
  • Dudley Farlin, U.S. Representative from New York
  • Dudley Marvin, U.S. Representative from New York
  • Dudley Selden, American lawyer and politician from New York
  • Dudley Blair Menzies, Canadian engineer and politician
  • Dudley Carew, English journalist, writer, poet and film critic
  • Dudley R. Herschbach, American chemist at Harvard University
  • Dudley Moore, English actor, comedian, musician and composer
  • Dudley Ryder, 1st Earl of Harrowby, prominent British politician of the Pittite faction and the Tory party
  • Dudley Ryder, 3rd Earl of Harrowby, British peer and politician
  • Dudley Ryder, 2nd Earl of Harrowby, British politician
  • Dudley Ward, New Zealand judge and a member of parliament
  • Dudley Nichols, American screenwriter and director
  • Dudley Stagpoole, British Army soldier and an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • Dudley D. Watkins, English cartoonist and illustrator
  • Dudley Graham Johnson, British Army officer and an English recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • Dudley Manlove, American radio announcer and an actor
  • Dudley W. Morton, submarine commander of the United States Navy during World War II
  • Dudley Wright Knox, officer

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