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Meaning and name origin

Judith \j(u)-di-th\ as a girl's name is pronounced JOO-dith. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Judith is "from Judea; Jewish". Biblical name. In the Apocrypha, Judith is a Jewish heroine who incited the Hebrew army to victory over the Assyrians. Actress Dame Judith Anderson; movie critic Judith Crist; chess champion Judit Polgar.

Judith has 16 variant forms: Giuditta, Jodie, Jody, Judeana, Judee, Judeena, Judi, Judie, Judit, Judita, Judite, Juditha, Judithe, Judy, Judye and Jutta.

For more information, see also the related girl name Yudit.

There is 1 masculine form of Judith: Yehudi.


Judith is a very popular first name for females (#64 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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