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Judas Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Judas is of Greek origin.

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


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 7233 in baby name popularity for boys with 11 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.


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Related Names

Judas is a form of the name Judah.

Variants of the name Judas include Jude.

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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.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

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