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What does Jud mean?

Jud Pronunciation of Jud as a name for boys is of Hebrew and Greek origin, and Jud means "down-flowing; praised". Jud is a variant form of Jordan (Hebrew). Jud is also a variation of Judah (Hebrew). Jud is also used as a variation of Judd, and a derivative of Jude (Greek).




ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA JORDAN, JUDAH, JUDD, JUDE Jared, Jarod, Jerad, Jody, Jordi, Jordy, Jori, Jory, Judas, Judsen, Judson



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How popular is Jud?

Jud is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#69636 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Jordan (#82 FROM RECENT DATA), Jude (#157), Judah (#202), Jared (#367), Jordy (#877), Judson (#905), Jordi (#1400), Judd (#1700), Jarod, Jerad, Jody and Jory are the popular varying forms of Jud (UNLISTED) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Jud reached its apex in the year 1998 (ADOPTION OF 1.2%) and has become significantly lower since (ADOPTION 0.6%, 52.4%), with forms like Jarod becoming somewhat outmoded. Jordan has been the recurring favorite, although Judah appears to be gaining popularity too. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jared, Jarod, Jerad, Jody, Jordan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jordi, Jordy, Jory, Judah, Judd in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jared, Jordan, Jude outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jud is pronounced similarly to Gide, Jade, Jaide, Jayde, Jed, Jedd and Joed. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bud and Jul. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jud.

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