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Gender: F Origin of Judy: Diminutive of Judith

Judy was the nickname of choice for almost all the Judiths born in the 1940s and 50s; today's little Judiths are much more likely to be called Judith -- or, possibly, Jude.

Famous People Named Judy

Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm), American actress
Judy Blume, American author
Judy Parfitt, English actress
Judy Holliday, American actress
Judy Greer, American actress
Judy Cornwell, English actress
Judy Gold, American comedienne
Judith Aileen (Judy) Dyble, award-winning British singer-songwriter most notable for being one of the vocalists with, and founder members of, Fairport Convention and Trader Horne; in between these she, along with Ian MCDonald joined and recorded several tracks with Giles, Giles and Fripp, which, after her departure, evolved into King Crimson.

Pop Culture References for the name Judy

Judy, character from "Punch and Judy" puppet show
"Judy Moody," book and character by Megan McDonald
Judy Turner, character in "A Chorus Line"
"Judy Is a Punk," song by The Ramones
"Why Judy Why," song by Billy Joel
"Judy's Turn to Cry," song by Lesley Gore
Judy Funnie, character in animated series "Doug"
Judy Bernly, character in "9 to 5"
Judy Bunch, character in "The Sims 3" computer game
Judy, character in the film "My Girl"
Judy Hopps, lead (rabbit) character in Disney's "Zootopia"
Judy Shepherd, girl character in "Jumanji"
Judy Cooper, character on TV's "K.C. Undercover"

Judie, Judey, Judye, Judi, Judee