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Judith

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

Origin
Hebrew
Gender
Unisex
Meaning Tags
Woman or Female
Variations
Alternative Spellings
Nicknames
Personality
Famous Judiths
Judith Resnik (astronaut)
Judith Crist (film critic)
Judith Viorst (writer)
Judy Garland (actress/singer)
Dame Judith Anderson (Australian actress)
Judy Blume (author)
Judit Polgar (chess champion)
Judith Krantz (novelist)
Sibling Name Ideas
Judith is on other name lists
Names of the 1940s