August 1, 2014 § Leave a comment
English place name (usually used as a last name) meaning, essentially, “a settlement of huts”.
VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Huds? Huddie? Hudmeister?
REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Sir Huddleston Fuddleston (which is a fantastic name) is a neighbor of Sir Pitt Crawley, in Vanity Fair, by William Makepeace Thackeray (published in 1847-48, but set in the 1810s-20s).