What does Judas mean?
Judas [ju-das] as a name for boys is a Greek name, and the meaning of the name Judas is "praised". Judas is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -as, of Jude (Greek): short variation of Judas. See also Judah.
Associated with: greek.
(male) Jadas, Jodas, ..
(female) Judasie, Judasse, ..
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?with its source form and related boy names. Below is a charted study of the popularity of Judas and corresponding names. 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)