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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #171 most popular

What does the name "Judy" mean?

Judy (English): From Judaea

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

J is for joy, that you always bring.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

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 "Duyj". 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.

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


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 first appeared 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 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Judy" is not a popular baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1981. Across the entire United States a total of only 602 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Judy popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Judy in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Judy

Judy Garland

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


Judy Greer

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


Judy Reyes

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


Judy Davis

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


Judy Norton-Taylor

Judy was born in 1958.


Judy Geeson

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


Past life for Judy born Mar 27, 1978

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Alaska approximately on 1175. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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