What does Yehudah mean?
Yehudah [yehu-dah] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Yehudah means "praise". Yehudah is an alternate form, with the suffix -ah, of Yehudi (Hebrew): related to the feminine Judith.
Yehudah has 1 variant: Yehuda▲.Creative forms:
(male) Yesdah, Yudah, ..
(female) Yehudan, Yehula, .. Middle name pairings:
Yehudah Salvador (Y.S.), ..
How popular is Yehudah?
Yehudah is an uncommon first name for males. Yehudah is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Judah (#235 in 2015) and Yehuda (#953) are the prominent alternative forms of Yehudah (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these forms of Yehudah was at its most widespread in 2015 (usage of 0.1%). Judah and Yehuda are two of the more trendy birth names in this list. Below is a charted study of the popularity of the boy name Yehudah and affiliated names. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Abdulah, Dakodah, Ephah, Jedadiah, Jedaiah, Jedediah, Jediah, Jedidiah▲, Jerah, Jeriah, Jerrah, Jesiah, Joshuah, Nehemiah▲, Selah, Sequoyah, Terah, Ubadah, Yeoman, Youman, Yudale (see Udell), Zebediah and Zerah. Like Yehudah, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.