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Jude Meaning


What does Jude mean?

The name Jude is of Greek origin.

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

Jude is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Jude.

The Given Name Jude

Jude is a variant of Judas. See Judas for further details.

Jude is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

This 1 syllable name has majesty and charm.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jude Ciccolella, and Jude Deveraux.

Jude Popularity

In the U.S. in 2017, it ranked 157 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,493 occurrences. It ranked 1,728 in baby name popularity for girls with 122 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 160 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,511 occurrences. It ranked 1,771 in baby name popularity for girls with 117 occurrences.

Want to see how Jude sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Jude Name Popularity Page.

Jude Related Names

Jude is a variant of Judas.

Famous Judes

  • Jude ~ Biblical Character (Jude 1:1)
  • Jude Ciccolella ~ Actor
  • Jude Deveraux ~ Writer
  • Jude Law ~ Actor

Jude Numerology

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

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Jude.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Jude Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jude.

Just for fun, see the name Jude 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 Jude in Nautical Flags page.