Judith is a ♀ girl’s name.
Judith is a biblical name of Hebrew origin. The Hebrew form of the name is Yehudit (יהודית). In the Old Testament, Judith was one of the Hittite wives of Esau and a main character of the Book of Judith. She killed the Assyrian commander Holofernes by beheading him in his sleep.
Judith means “woman from Judea” and “Jewish woman” or “Jewess” (from Hebrew “y’hudí/יְהוּדִי” = being a Jew/Jewish), but as well “praised” (from Hebrew “yadá/יָדָה” = to praise).
The name Judith is ranked #3330 overall.
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