Judith

♀ Name Judith – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Judith

Judith is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Judith

Judith is a biblical name of Hebrew origin. She is one of the Hittite wives of Esau in the Old Testament and a main character of the Book of Judith. She killed the Assyrian commander Holofernes by beheading him in his sleep.

Meaning of Judith

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).

Pronunciation of Judith

Alternate spelling of Judith

Judit Yudith

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Name Statistic: Judith is ranked #3445 overall ↓ -88

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  • 🇺🇸 United States: 4148 ↓↓ -140

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