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Meaning and name origin

Judah \j(u)-dah\ as a boy's name is pronounced JOO-dah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Judah is "praised". Biblical: Judah was the fourth of Jacob's 12 sons. Judas, the Greek form of Judah, is very rarely used, due to the infamy of Judas Iscariot.

Judah has 4 variant forms: Jody, Jud, Judd and Jude.

For more information, see also the related boy name Yehudi.

Judah is also pronounced similarly to Jada and Jediah.


Judah is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#15786 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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