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Judy

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From Judaea
  • #171 All Time
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29k Jude (English)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 5 5 0
1881 5 5 0
1882 5 5 0
1884 5 5 0
1885 6 6 0
1886 9 9 0
1889 6 6 0
1890 7 7 0
1891 10 10 0
1892 6 6 0
1893 11 11 0
1894 9 9 0
1895 11 11 0
1896 5 5 0
1897 12 12 0
1898 12 12 0
1899 12 12 0
1900 12 12 0
1901 11 11 0
1902 18 18 0
1903 11 11 0
1904 14 14 0
1905 13 13 0
1906 13 13 0
1907 13 13 0
1908 15 15 0
1909 32 32 0
1910 29 29 0
1911 38 38 0
1912 52 52 0
1913 52 52 0
1914 68 68 0
1915 84 84 0
1916 117 117 0
1917 136 136 0
1918 143 143 0
1919 169 169 0
1920 201 201 0
1921 205 205 0
1922 223 223 0
1923 231 231 0
1924 276 276 0
1925 312 312 0
1926 337 337 0
1927 295 295 0
1928 245 245 0
1929 307 302 5
1930 366 366 0
1931 395 395 0
1932 593 588 5
1933 732 727 5
1934 960 960 0
1935 1,474 1,474 0
1936 1,994 1,987 7
1937 2,752 2,741 11 #91 girl name
1938 5,012 4,993 19 #41 girl name
1939 8,119 8,083 36 #28 girl name
1940 11,424 11,381 43 #16 girl name
1941 14,029 13,964 65 #16 girl name
1942 15,726 15,669 57 #15 girl name
1943 17,431 17,379 52 #13 girl name
1944 17,174 17,117 57 #12 girl name
1945 17,052 17,003 49 #13 girl name
1946 20,520 20,478 42 #11 girl name
1947 21,069 21,033 36 #14 girl name
1948 17,751 17,704 47 #16 girl name
1949 16,017 15,982 35 #20 girl name
1950 14,232 14,206 26 #25 girl name
1951 14,041 14,005 36 #26 girl name
1952 13,666 13,647 19 #26 girl name
1953 12,745 12,718 27 #27 girl name
1954 11,656 11,632 24 #29 girl name
1955 10,394 10,367 27 #32 girl name
1956 10,215 10,193 22 #35 girl name
1957 10,574 10,543 31 #38 girl name
1958 10,850 10,832 18 #36 girl name
1959 9,908 9,883 25 #41 girl name
1960 8,889 8,864 25 #48 girl name
1961 7,935 7,916 19 #58 girl name
1962 7,080 7,058 22 #63 girl name
1963 6,149 6,131 18 #70 girl name
1964 5,554 5,535 19 #74 girl name
1965 4,254 4,243 11 #86 girl name
1966 3,526 3,509 17 #97 girl name
1967 2,812 2,800 12
1968 2,280 2,269 11
1969 2,018 2,007 11
1970 1,843 1,828 15
1971 1,531 1,522 9
1972 1,270 1,259 11
1973 1,045 1,034 11
1974 930 930 0
1975 756 749 7
1976 615 615 0
1977 637 632 5
1978 555 555 0
1979 536 536 0
1980 554 549 5
1981 602 602 0
1982 618 613 5
1983 531 521 10
1984 519 513 6
1985 465 458 7
1986 414 414 0
1987 417 411 6
1988 416 410 6
1989 363 363 0
1990 402 402 0
1991 296 296 0
1992 339 339 0
1993 270 270 0
1994 244 244 0
1995 262 262 0
1996 236 236 0
1997 214 214 0
1998 204 204 0
1999 195 195 0
2000 189 189 0
2001 157 157 0
2002 163 163 0
2003 159 159 0
2004 164 164 0
2005 146 146 0
2006 127 127 0
2007 144 144 0
2008 118 118 0
2009 111 111 0
2010 122 122 0
2011 94 94 0
2012 120 120 0
2013 153 153 0
2014 146 146 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Judy? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 382,568 babies born with the name Judy in the United States. That's more than enough Judies to occupy the country of Bahamas with an estimated population of 353,658 (as of May 3, 2010). 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 "Judy" was in 1947 with a total of 21,033 babies. (That's a lot of baby Judies)

According to the 1942 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Judy" ranks #28 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, 719 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1942. Across the entire United States a total of 15,726 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Judy

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

Judy Garland

Judy Garland is an actress, singer, and vaudevillian with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1924 to 1969. Judy was born in 1922 as Frances Ethel Gumm in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, United States.

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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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Judy Reyes

Judy Reyes is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1992 to present. Judy was born in 1968 in The Bronx, New York, U.S.

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Judy Davis

Judy Davis is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1977 to present. Judy was born in 1955 in Perth, Western Australia.

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Judy Norton-Taylor

Judy was born in 1958.

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Judy Geeson

Judy Geeson is an actor with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1963 to present. Judy was born in 1948 in Arundel, Sussex, England, United Kingdom.

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Alternative Meanings

J is for joy, that you always bring.

U is for unique, your love of life.

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yduj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Judy". 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 Judy born Jun 22, 1998

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 Northern Canada approximately on 1675. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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