A biblical name for one of the wives of Esau. Also the name of a Jewish widow who saved her people from an invading Assyrian army as related in the Book of Judith in the Apocrypha. The name is derived from "Yehudit" that refers to the ancient region in Israel called Judea. Popular among Jewish families, it peaked during the 1940s, and is starting to make a comeback with other biblical names. , From Judah

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Judith Resnik (astronaut)
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Dame Judith Anderson (Australian actress)
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Judit Polgar (chess champion)
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