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Judy /judy/ as a girls' name. Diminutive of Judith. First used in the 18th century. Actresses Judy Garland, Judy Holliday, Dame Judi Dench; singer Judy Collins.


Judy has 5 variants: Judee, Judey, Judi, Judie and Judye.

Judy has 6 more relations via Judi, Judith: Jodie, Jody, Judit, Judita, Judite and Jutta.

Kreatif forms: Jedy, Jidy, Joady. [more]

pinHow 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 was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its apex position of #17 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Judy name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Judy outside U.S.

Prominent varying forms of Judy are Judith (#952 from current records), Judie, Judi, Jody and Jodie. Usage of these relations of Judy was widespread among parents in the 1960s (median #383) and is now significantly less (#992, down 99%).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Judy, Jodie, Jody, Judi, Judie, Judith in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jodie outside U.S.

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Judy is pronounced similarly to Jada, Jadee, Jady, Jaeda, Jaida, Jayda, Joda, Jodee, Jodey and Jodi. Other suggested similar baby 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.