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What does Judas mean?

Judas Pronunciation of Judas as a name for boys is a Greek name, and the meaning of the name Judas is "praised". Judas is an alternate spelling of Jude (Greek): diminutive of Judas. See also Judah

ASSOCIATED WITH Ju-, -as, greek


OTHER FORMS VIA JUDE Jud, Judah, Judd, Judsen, Judson

(male) Jadas, ..

(female) Jusa, ..

Judas Sammy (J.S.), ..

How popular is Judas?

Judas is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#105905 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Jude (#156 FROM RECENT DATA), Judah (#235), Judson (#893) and Judd (#1498) are the prominent related forms of Judas (NOT RANKED). Usage of these relations of Judas was common among parents in 2015 (MEDIAN #695). Judah and Jude are two of the more trendy names for newborns in this list. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Judah, Judd, Jude, Judson in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Jada, Jonas, Juan, Jubal, Jules, Juwan, Lucas, Lukas and Rodas. These names tend to be more frequently used than Judas.

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