Judah Name Meaning & Origin

Judah

Pronunciation: JOO-də (key)

Related Names:

Judas, Judd, Jude, Yehuda

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Nicknames for Judah

Jude, Judd, Jody, JuJu.

Meanings and history of the name Judah

One of the sons of Jacob. Means "praise" or "praised" in Hebrew.

Famous real-life people named Judah

Judah Friedlander, actor/comedian ("30 Rock")
Isaac Asimov, writer: birth name "Isaak Judah Ozimov"
Jude Law, actor

Judah in song, story & screen

Hanukkah hero Judah Maccabee
Judah Ben-Hur (Ben-Hur (1959), Charlton Heston)
Judah Botwin ("Weeds" (2005), Jeffrey Dean Morgan)
Judah Earl (The Crow: City of Angels (1996), Richard Brooks)
Judah Rosenthal (Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989), Martin Landau)
"Hey Jude" by The Beatles

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