What does Judy mean?
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 popularity of Judy for girls. Judy was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its apex position of #17 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Prominent varying forms of Judy are Judith (#952 the previous year), Judie, Judi, Jody and Jodie. Usage of these girl names was at its highest during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.617%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.008%, down 98.7%), with the versions Judith, Jodie, Jody, Judi and Judy becoming somewhat dated. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Judy and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)