What does Judy mean?
Associated with: 18th century.
(female) Jedy, Judyya, ..
(male) Judyly, Jute, ..
How popular is Judy?
Judy is a very popular first name for women (#69 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#4789 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name history of Judy for girls. Judy reached its apex position of #15 in the U.S. in the 1940s, and is at #1440 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Judy (#1440 from current records) are Judith (#927 from current records), Judie, Judi, Jody, Judee and Jodie. Usage of these relations of Judy was widespread among parents in the 1940s (median #688) and is now significantly less.
Judy▼ is pronounced similarly to Jada▼, Jadee, Jady, Jaeda▼, Jaida, Jayda, Joda, Jodee, Jodey and Jodi▼. Other suggested similar names are Addy, Ady, Andy, Cady, Cody, Dody, Eddy, Edy, Hedy, Jacy, Jade▲, Jadyn▼, Jandy, Jany, Jay, Jery, Jey, Joby, Joey, Joly, Josy, Joy▼, Juley, Juli, Jully, July, June▼, Juno, Justy, Kady, Kody, Lady, Lundy, Mady, Nady, Prudy and Trudy▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Judy.See names in meaning and etymology.