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Yehudah

What does Yehudah mean?

Yehudah Pronunciation of 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.

Variations

Yehudah has 1 variant: Yehuda.

Yehudah has 4 more different relations via Yehudi: Judah, Yechudi, Yechudit and Yehudit.

Creative forms:
(male) Yesdah, Yudah, ..

(female) Yehudan, Yehula, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yehudah Warren (Y.W.), ..

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Judah, Yehuda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Yehudah and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested 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.

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