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What does Yehudit mean?

Yehudit Pronunciation of Yehudit [yehu-dit] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Yehudit) is of Hebrew derivation, and Yehudit means "praise". Yehudit is an alternate spelling of Yehudi (Hebrew): related to the feminine Judith.


4 alternative forms via Yehudi: Yechudi, Yechudit, Yehuda and Yehudah.

Creative forms:
(male) Yeodit, Yesdit, ..

(female) Yehuri, Yehusi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yehudit Herbert (Y.H.), ..

How popular is Yehudit?

Yehudit is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Yehudit is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Yehuda (#953 from current records) is the only prominent varying form of Yehudit (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Yehudah, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Yehudit was at its apex in 2012 and has remained as widespread to this day. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Benoit, Gerrit, Kermit, Merit, Mohajit, Nesbit, Sujit, Yemin, Yeremia, Yesenin, Yuri, Yuria, Yurii, Yurik, Yuriy and Yusif. These names tend to be more commonly used than Yehudit.

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