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Judas Meaning


What does Judas mean?

The name Judas is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Judas is "he who is praised".

Judas is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ju-das.

The Given Name Judas

Judas, is the Greek version of the name Judah, and is borne by a number of people in the New Testament.

Judas is a form of Judah. See Judah for further details.

Sophisticated and unique, it is a name considered by many parents.

Appealing yet elegant, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

A creative name, that may be just right for you.

Judas falls into the biblical name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Judas Barsabas, and Judas Iscariot.

Judas Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 4,366 in baby name popularity for boys with 23 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 4,948 in baby name popularity for boys with 19 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Judas Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Judas has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Judas to other names.

Judas Related Names

Judas is a form of Judah.

Variants of the name Judas include Jude.

Famous Judass

  • Judas ~ Biblical Character (Acts 5:37, Acts 9:11, Mark 6:3)
  • Judas Barsabas ~ Biblical Character (Acts 15:22)
  • Judas Iscariot ~ Biblical Character (John 6:71/Matt. 10:4)
  • Judas Thaddaeus ~ Biblical Character (Luke 6:16)

Judas Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Judas.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Judas Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Judas in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Judas.

Just for fun, see the name Judas in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Judas in Nautical Flags page.