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Judith 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 name Yudit.
Baby names that sound like Judith are Edith, Eydith, Eidith, Eadith and Yudita.
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Popularity of Judith
Judith is a very popular first name for women (#64 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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