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Judith Name Meaning and Origin

Judith Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Jewish woman, praised, strong

Name Origin


Judith is a Hebrew name meaning 'Jewish woman' or 'praised'. It is also associated with strength and courage. The name has biblical origins, as Judith was a Jewish heroine who saved her people from the Assyrians by seducing and beheading their general.

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Judith Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Judith is fairly easy to pronounce with a smooth flow of syllables. It has a clear and strong sound.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Judith has a moderate rhythm with emphasis on the first syllable. It may sound slightly abrupt to some ears.

Famous People Named Judith

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Judith Light

Judith Light is an American actress known for her roles in 'Who's the Boss?' and 'Transparent'. She has won multiple Emmy Awards for her performances.

● Judith Leiber

Judith Leiber was a Hungarian-American luxury handbag designer. Her crystal-encrusted evening bags are renowned for their exquisite craftsmanship and have been carried by many celebrities.

● Judith Sheindlin

Judith Sheindlin, better known as Judge Judy, is a former family court judge turned television personality. She presided over the popular courtroom show 'Judge Judy' for many years.

Judith Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Judith

The name Judith does not have strong negative connotations. However, some may associate it with traditional or old-fashioned values due to its biblical origins. It may also be seen as a serious or stern name.

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