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since 1880

Judith

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: From Judaea
  • #141 All Time
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Boys

How popular is the name "Judith" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 5 5 0
1881 10 10 0
1882 8 8 0
1883 15 15 0
1884 19 19 0
1885 14 14 0
1886 14 14 0
1887 19 19 0
1888 16 16 0
1889 22 22 0
1890 22 22 0
1891 28 28 0
1892 25 25 0
1893 27 27 0
1894 35 35 0
1895 32 32 0
1896 38 38 0
1897 37 37 0
1898 44 44 0
1899 35 35 0
1900 56 56 0
1901 25 25 0
1902 41 41 0
1903 33 33 0
1904 38 38 0
1905 38 38 0
1906 41 41 0
1907 53 53 0
1908 50 50 0
1909 58 58 0
1910 67 67 0
1911 95 95 0
1912 118 118 0
1913 137 137 0
1914 164 164 0
1915 254 254 0
1916 295 295 0
1917 280 280 0
1918 331 331 0
1919 303 303 0
1920 370 370 0
1921 351 351 0
1922 412 412 0
1923 461 461 0
1924 450 450 0
1925 554 554 0
1926 651 651 0
1927 622 622 0
1928 642 642 0
1929 660 660 0
1930 952 944 8
1931 1,098 1,098 0
1932 1,433 1,433 0
1933 1,875 1,869 6
1934 2,465 2,458 7 #94 girl name
1935 3,881 3,873 8 #54 girl name
1936 4,591 4,579 12 #43 girl name
1937 6,181 6,146 35 #34 girl name
1938 10,916 10,874 42 #12 girl name
1939 16,700 16,625 75 #8 girl name
1940 22,462 22,380 82 #4 girl name
1941 23,404 23,313 91 #6 girl name
1942 24,861 24,786 75 #7 girl name
1943 25,299 25,210 89 #7 girl name
1944 22,499 22,433 66 #8 girl name
1945 20,245 20,187 58 #9 girl name
1946 22,364 22,305 59 #10 girl name
1947 22,037 21,998 39 #12 girl name
1948 17,813 17,785 28 #15 girl name
1949 17,631 17,607 24 #16 girl name
1950 15,377 15,359 18 #21 girl name
1951 14,951 14,929 22 #25 girl name
1952 14,089 14,066 23 #25 girl name
1953 11,977 11,957 20 #30 girl name
1954 11,217 11,197 20 #30 girl name
1955 10,444 10,424 20 #31 girl name
1956 9,126 9,107 19 #45 girl name
1957 8,049 8,024 25 #53 girl name
1958 7,117 7,108 9 #62 girl name
1959 6,590 6,570 20 #70 girl name
1960 6,166 6,150 16 #74 girl name
1961 5,697 5,687 10 #83 girl name
1962 5,195 5,183 12 #86 girl name
1963 4,749 4,739 10 #91 girl name
1964 4,208 4,192 16 #98 girl name
1965 3,593 3,583 10
1966 3,225 3,216 9
1967 2,675 2,665 10
1968 2,303 2,290 13
1969 2,088 2,078 10
1970 1,683 1,669 14
1971 1,460 1,454 6
1972 1,271 1,264 7
1973 1,023 1,015 8
1974 893 893 0
1975 853 853 0
1976 747 747 0
1977 714 707 7
1978 626 626 0
1979 613 613 0
1980 597 597 0
1981 671 666 5
1982 715 707 8
1983 620 613 7
1984 574 566 8
1985 552 552 0
1986 542 532 10
1987 536 526 10
1988 523 517 6
1989 524 514 10
1990 544 544 0
1991 569 561 8
1992 533 527 6
1993 568 563 5
1994 489 489 0
1995 486 486 0
1996 470 470 0
1997 489 489 0
1998 454 454 0
1999 485 485 0
2000 412 412 0
2001 446 446 0
2002 440 440 0
2003 427 427 0
2004 529 529 0
2005 525 525 0
2006 505 505 0
2007 453 453 0
2008 416 416 0
2009 370 370 0
2010 302 302 0
2011 314 314 0
2012 293 293 0
2013 251 251 0
2014 279 279 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Judith? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 452,444 babies born with the name Judith in the United States. That's more than enough Judiths to occupy the country of Brunei with an estimated population of 422,700 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Judith" was in 1943 with a total of 25,210 babies. (That's a lot of baby Judiths)

According to the 1943 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Judith" ranks #8 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 57 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1943. Across the entire United States a total of 25,299 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Judith popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Judith" mean? The list below shows the origins of Judith as well as things modernly associated with the name Judith such as celebrities named Judith.

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Judith

The name "Judith" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "From Judaea". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Judi Dench

Judi Dench is an actress and author with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1957 to present. Judi was born in 1934 as Judith Olivia Dench in Heworth, York, England.

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Judy Greer

Judy Greer is an actress and author with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1997 to present. Judy was born in 1975 as Judith Therese Evans in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

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Judith Barsi

Judith Barsi is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1984 to 1988. Judith was born in 1978 as Judith Eva Barsi in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Trijntje Oosterhuis

Trijntje Oosterhuis is a singer and songwriter specializing in pop and jazz music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1990 to present. Trijntje was born in 1973 as Judith Katrijntje Oosterhuis in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Judith Godrèche

Judith Godrèche is an actress, author, film director, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1985 to present. Judith was born in 1972 in Paris, France.

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Judith Anderson

Judith Anderson is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1915 to 1987. Judith was born in 1897 as Frances Margaret Anderson in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

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Alternative Meanings

J is for joy, that you always bring.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

I is for interest, you show in others.

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

Your name in reverse order is "Htiduj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Jtdiuh". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Judith born Apr 20, 1993

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Siberia approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Name poster for Judith

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